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Wang, Y., Kang, S., Ramirez, J., & Tarbox, J. (2019). Multilingual diversity in the field of applied behavior analysis and autism: A brief review and discussion of future directions. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 12(4), 795-804. doi: 10.1007/s40617-019-00382-1 This article discusses how might be better addressed within ABA treatment for individuals with autism.