ERIC Number: EJ300873
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Suppression of Chronic High Frequency Spitting in a Multiply Handicapped and Mentally Retarded Adolescent.
St. Lawrence, Janet S.; Drabman, Ronald S.
Child and Family Behavior Therapy, v6 n1 p45-55 Spr 1984
The recalcitrant spitting of a blind, deaf, and retarded adolescent was eliminated with a behavioral intervention consisting of positive reinforcement for not spitting and facial screening for spitting. The social and academic implications of modifying such behaviors are discussed. (Author/CMG)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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