ERIC Number: EJ291556
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
The Unit Play Manager as Facilitator of Purposeful Activities among Institutionalized Profoundly and Severely Retarded Boys.
Spangler, Paul F.; Marshall, Ann M.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v16 n3 p345-49 Fall 1983
Child care workers in an institution for severely/profoundly retarded children were trained to use prompts and increased toy availability. On the average purposeful activity level of the children increased from 10 percent to a mean of 70 percent during treatment while stereotyped or harmful behaviors decreased from an average of 20 percent to 70 percent. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A