ERIC Number: EJ263129
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Feb
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Teaching Profoundly Retarded Adults to Ascend Stairs Safely.
Cipani, Ennio; And Others
Education and Training of the Mentally Retarded, v17 n1 p51-54 Feb 1982
The study was designed to modify the stair climbing behavior of two profoundly retarded residents through backward shaping with graduated guidance, edible rewards, a correction procedure, and a 30 second timeout. Both residents showed an increase in the number of correct steps used while ascending the stairs.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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