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ERIC Number: EJ1092608
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Mar
Pages: 6
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-8855
An Evaluation of Choice on Instructional Efficacy and Individual Preferences among Children with Autism
Toussaint, Karen A.; Kodak, Tiffany; Vladescu, Jason C.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v49 n1 p170-175 Mar 2016
The current study compared the differential effects of choice and no-choice reinforcement conditions on skill acquisition. In addition, we assessed preference for choice-making opportunities with 3 children with autism, using a modified concurrent-chains procedure. We replicated the experiment with 2 participants. The results indicated that choice-making opportunities increased treatment efficacy for 2 of the 3 participants, and all 3 participants demonstrated a preference for choice-making opportunities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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