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ERIC Number: EJ432921
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-8855
Inducing Variability in Communicative Gestures Used by Severely Retarded Individuals.
Duker, Pieter C.; van Lent, Chretienne
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v24 n2 p379-86 Sum 1991
Consequences were withheld for high-rate gesture requests of 6 mentally handicapped individuals (ages 12-40), to increase the proportion of gestures used spontaneously. Results suggest that the teacher's nonresponding to high-rate spontaneous gesture requests increased individuals' use of previously taught but unused gesture requests. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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