ERIC Number: EJ1033906
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
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Teaching Young Adults with Disabilities to Respond Appropriately to Lures from Strangers
Fisher, Marisa H.; Burke, Meghan M.; Griffin, Megan M.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v46 n2 p528-533 Sum 2013
We taught 5 adults with mild intellectual disabilities to respond appropriately to lures from strangers. Skills were taught in the classroom first and then in situ. Before training, participants did not walk away from confederate strangers who tried to lure them away. Participants demonstrated appropriate responses during classroom and in situ training, although performance during assessments was somewhat inconsistent. Appropriate responses were observed during weekly maintenance probes and at follow-up assessments for up to 3 months after training.
Descriptors: Adults, Mild Mental Retardation, Safety Education, Skill Development, Behavior Modification, Program Effectiveness, Responses, Maintenance
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Sponsor: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NIH); Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS), Maternal and Child Health Bureau
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IES Grant or Contract Numbers: T32 HD07226; HRSA/MCHB T73MC00050