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ERIC Number: EJ1038192
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Sep
Pages: 30
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 133
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1053-0819
Do Functional Behavioral Assessments Improve Intervention Effectiveness for Students Diagnosed with ADHD? A Single-Subject Meta-Analysis
Miller, Faith G.; Lee, David L.
Journal of Behavioral Education, v22 n3 p253-282 Sep 2013
The primary purpose of this quantitative synthesis of single-subject research was to investigate the relative effectiveness of function-based and non-function-based behavioral interventions for students diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. In addition, associations between various participant, assessment, and intervention characteristics were investigated. Eighty-two studies incorporating a total of 168 participants were included. Because no single effect size metric has garnered absolute support to date, three different effect size metrics were calculated: the standard mean difference, percent exceeding the median baseline phase, and improvement rate difference. Overall, function-based interventions were associated with significantly larger effects than non-function-based interventions. Interventions based on the functional analysis manipulations were also associated with larger effects. Limitations, directions for future research, and implications for practice are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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