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ERIC Number: EJ281109
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
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Procedures Used to Modify Self-Injurious Behaviors in Visually Impaired, Mentally Retarded Individuals.
Longo, Julie; And Others
Education of the Visually Handicapped, v13 n3 p77-83 Fall 1981
The article reviews the use and limitations of medical and behavioral approaches (restraints, shock, drugs, punishment and aversive stimulation, reinforcement of incompatible behaviors, and overcorrection) to reduce self injury in visually impaired, mentally retarded persons. Legal and ethical considerations are pointed out. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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