ERIC Number: EJ547394
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Sensitivity Theory and Mental Retardation: Why Functional Analysis Is Not Enough.
Reiss, Steven; Havercamp, Susan M.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v101 n6 p553-66 May 1997
Discusses problems of using applied behavior analysis for individuals with mental retardation who have behavior disorders and presents a sensitivity model of motivation that stresses analysis in terms of aberrant environments, aberrant contingencies, and aberrant motivation. Describes implications for communication theory, assessment, and treatment. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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