Presentations

Over the years, Dr. Arnold Miller has presented various facets of the Miller Method to this incomplete but illustrative list of organizations:

In addition he has conducted numerous 1/2 , 1, 2 and 4-day training workshops on the Miller Method to groups of both parents and professionals in both live and videoconference formats.

Dr. Miller and senior staff at LCDC – including Dr. Paul Callahan and Kristina Chretien -- are available to share the work of the Center with audiences in the United States and in other countries.

Talks are illustrated with video excerpts from the Center's archives and may be conducted live or via videoconferencing.

Presentations may vary from:

Interested representatives of organizations should contact Dr. Arnold Miller or Dr. Paul Callahan and call (800) 218-5232 or (617) 965-0045 for further information.

PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS

Miller, A. (1959). An experimental study of the effect of sensorimotoractivity in the maintenance of the verbal meanings of action words. Unpublished doctoral publication, Clark University.

Miller, A. (1961). Sex differences related to the effect of auditory stimulation on the stability of visually fixated forms. Percep. Mot. Skills, 16, 589-594.

Miller, A. (1963a). The intermodal attainment of meaning. Paper presented in a symposium on Intermodal Processes at the meetings of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Miller, A. (1963b). Verbal satiation and the role of concurrent activity. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 3, 206-212.

Miller, A. (1968). Symbol Accentuation: Outgrowth of theory and experiment. In Proceedings of the First International Congress for the Scientific Study of Mental Deficiency, Montpellier, France (pp. 766-772). Surrey, England: Michael Jackson.

Miller, A. (1968/1989/2000). Symbol Accentuation: A new approach to reading(Teacher's manual, teacher training film, videocassettes, flash cards and workbooks). Cognitive-Developmental Designs, Inc., Brookline, MA.

Miller, A. (2000). Sign and spoken language program. (Training films/videotapes).Produced by Cognitive-Designs, Inc. Waban, MA.

Miller, A. (1989). Communication from the inside-out: The realities of disordered children. Invited presentation at the Northeastern Regional Association for Autistic Children. Brandeis University.

Miller, A. (1991). Cognitive-developmental systems theory in pervasive developmental disorders. In Pervasive Developmental Disorders (Eds) J. Beitchman M. Konstantareas, Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Vol. 14, No. 1, 141-163.

Miller, A. (February, 1992) Cognitive-developmental systems theory in evaluating and intervening with pre-school age children with autism and other pervasive developmental disorders. Invited presentation (6 hours) for the Tenth Autism Rico, San Juan, P.R.

Miller, A. (May 1992, 2000) Applying Cognitive-Developmental Systems Theory with Pervasively Disordered Children. Invited to conduct a day workshop at the Department of Special Education, University of Tel Aviv, Israel.

Miller, A. (July 1994) The Cognitive-Developmental Systems Approach with Autistic and PDD Children. Invited to conduct a day workshop at the 23rd International Congress on Applied Psychology, Madrid, Spain.

Miller, A., Werner, H., Wapner, S. (1958). Studies in physiognomic perception: Effect of ascending and descending gliding tones on autokinetic motion. Journal of Psychology, 46, 101-105.

Funk, C., Miller, A. (1961). A figure-ground illusion as related to configuration and experience. Percep. Mot. Skills, 13, 233-234.

Miller, A. Kemp, E. (1962). Personality style and perceptual reactivity to the immediate environment. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 65, 333-337.

Miller, A. Miller, E. E. (1962). Symbol Accentuation: A method of teaching reading to brain-injured and retarded children. Paper presented at the meetings of the American Psychological Association, St. Louis.

Miller, A., Dunnell, G., Owens, K. (1964). The effect on autokinetic motion of complex auditory patterns. Percep. Mot. Skills, 18, 311-312.

Miller, A. Leuthold, B. (1964). Symbol Accentuation: A perceptual determinant of paired-associate learning. Paper presented at the meetings of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles.

Miller, A., Miller, E. E. (1968). Symbol Accentuation: The perceptual transfer of meaning from spoken to written words. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 73, 200- 208.

Miller, A. Miller, E. E. (1971). Symbol Accentuation, single track functioning and early reading. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 76, 110-117.

Miller, A. Miller, E. E. (1973). Cognitive-developmental training with elevated boards and sign language. Journal of Autism and Childhood Schiz. 3, 65-85.

Miller, A. Miller, E. E. (1980). Symbol Accentuation with disordered children. Presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children, Philadelphia.

Miller, A. Miller, E. E. (1982). From ritual to repertoire. Invited presentation at the meetings of the American Speech and Hearing Association, Toronto.

Miller, A. Miller, E. E. (1986). Expanding the realities of disordered children. Presentation at the meetings of the Society for Autistic Children and Adults. Washington, D.C.

Documentary Films

Miller, A. (1974). Edge of Awareness (Prize winnindocumentary shown on Public Television). Produced by Cognitive-Developmental Designs, Inc. Brookline, MA.

Miller, A. (1982). From Ritual to Repertoire. Produced by Cognitive-Developmental Designs, Inc., Brookline, MA.

Miller, A. (1990). A Small Awakening. Produced by Cognitive-Developmental Designs, Inc., Brookline, MA.

Parish, R. (2000) Come Back Jack PBS Documentary Illustrating the Work of the LCDC with a 5 year Old on the Autism Spectrum and His Family

Book

Miller, A. Eller-Miller, E. (1989). From ritual to repertoire: A cognitive-developmental systems approach with behavior-disordered children. New York: Wiley (520 pp).

Book Scheduled for Publication

Miller, A. Chretien, C. Beyond Compliance: The Miller Method for Children on the Autism Spectrum, Jessica Kingsley Press, 2005

Article in Preparation

Miller, A., Shore, S. Multi-Dimensional Gains of Children in Miller Method Programs

Listings and Memberships

Member, American Psychological Association (1954)

Fellow, Massachusetts Psychological Association (1955)

Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science (1960)

Advisory Board, Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders (ICDL) (2000)

American Men of Science (1961)

Who's Who in the East (1970)

PUBLICATIONS RELEVANT TO THE MILLER METHOD

Cook, C.E. (1998) The Miller Method: A case study illustrating use of the approach with children with autism in an interdisciplinary setting. Journal of Developmental and Learning Disorders, Vol 2, No 2, 231-264.

Messier, L. P. (1970) Effects of Reading Instruction by Symbol Accentuation on Disadvantaged Children. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Boston University.

Miller, A. (1968) Symbol Accentuation: Outgrowth of theory and experiment. In Proceedings of the First International Congress for the Scientific Study of Mental Deficiency, Montpelier, France, (766-772) Surrey, England: Michael Jackson.

Miller, A. (1991) Cognitive-developmental systems theory in pervasive developmental disorder. In Pervasive Developmental Disorders (Eds) J. Beitchman, M., M. Konstontareas, Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Saunders Press, Vol 14, No 1, 141-161

Miller, A. & Miller, E. E. (1968) Symbol Accentuation: The perceptual transfer of meaning from spoken to written words. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 73, 200-208.

Miller, A. & Miller, E. E. (1971) Symbol Accentuation, single-track functioning and early reading. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 76 (1), 110-117.

Miller, A. & Miller, E. E. (1973) Cognitive-developmental training with elevated boards and sign language. Journal of Autism and Childhood Schizophrenia, 3, 65-85.

Miller, A. and Eller-Miller, E. (November, 2000) The Miller Method,: A Cognitive-Developmental Systems Approach for Children with Body Organization, Social and Communication Issues. Chapter 19. (pp 489-516) in (Eds.) Greenspan, S & Weider, S. ICDL Clinical Practices Guidelines: Revising the standards of practice for infants, toddlers and children with developmental challenges.

Warr-Leeper, G., Henry, S., Versteegh, T. Outcome Study: (1997) The Effect of the Miller Method on Five Severely Disordered Children with Pervasive Developmental or Communication Disorders, Unpublished Honors Study, University of Western Ontario.

Book

Miller, A. & Eller-Miller, E. (1989),From Ritual to Repertoire: A Cognitive-Developmental Systems Approach with Behavior-Disordered Children Wiley and Sons, New York (1989) 520 pages, illustrated.