Michael Voltaire, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at NSU's College of Psychology. Dr. Voltaire holds a doctorate degree in Life-Span Developmental Psychology and a Master of Science in Psychology with a strong emphasis on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). He is a practicing board certified behavior analyst who has provided behavioral services in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, particularly in assessing behavior problems, writing behavior intervention plans, and implementing procedures targeting behavior acquisition and/or reduction in person with intellectual disabilities. Dr. Voltaire is a member of the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) and has participated and presented at various national annual conventions of the ABAI. His research interests lie in language development and social skill training for persons diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.