ERIC Number: EJ552073
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Increasing Indices of Happiness among People with Profound Multiple Disabilities: A Program Replication and Component Analysis.
Green, Carolyn W.; Gardner, Shirley M.; Reid, Dennis H.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v30 n2 p217-28 Sum 1997
A study of three adults with profound mental retardation investigated the effects of using systematically assessed preferred stimuli versus staff opinion-based preferred stimuli on increasing happiness indices. Preferred stimuli based on preference assessments were more consistently accompanied by increased happiness indices than were preferred stimuli based on staff opinion. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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