ERIC Number: EJ285505
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
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Teaching Imitation to a Profoundly Delayed Learner through Functional Tasks.
Giangreco, Michael F.
Education and Training of the Mentally Retarded, v17 n2 p163-67 Apr 1982
A seven-year-old profoundly retarded male was trained to perform 15 of 18 functional tasks via an imitation approach paired with contingent reinforcement. Thirteen tasks were maintained at a high rate during the school year. Also, he developed response alternatives for existing self-stimulatory behaviors. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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