ERIC Number: EJ583696
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Establishing Discriminative Control of Responding Using Functional and Alternative Reinforcers during Functional Communication Training.
Fisher, Wayne W.; Thompson, Rachel H.; Kuhn, David E.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v31 n4 p543-60 Win 1998
Two children with mental retardation were trained to emit different communication responses to request the reinforcer for destructive behavior and an alternative reinforcer. Differential reinforcement of communication reduced destructive behavior regardless of whether a functional reinforcer or an alternative reinforcer was available or whether reinforcement for destructive behavior was discontinued. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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