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ERIC Number: EJ432912
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-8855
Interspersed Requests: A Nonaversive Procedure for Reducing Aggression and Self-Injury during Instruction.
Horner, Robert H.; And Others
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v24 n2 p265-78 Sum 1991
Two studies of three youths (ages 12-14) with severe mental retardation, who used aggression and self-injury to avoid difficult instructional situations, found that simple commands interspersed among more challenging instructional trials were effective at increasing the learners' responsiveness to instructions and decreasing levels of problem behaviors. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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