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ERIC Number: EJ616393
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0891-4222
Functional Analysis of Aberrant Behavior Maintained by Automatic Reinforcement: Assessments of Specific Sensory Reinforcers.
Patel, Meeta R.; Carr, James E.; Kim, Christine; Robles, Adel; Eastridge, Dixie
Research in Developmental Disabilities, v21 n5 p393-407 Sep-Oct 2000
A study developed a systematic functional assessment package to reduce the stereotypy and self-injurious behaviors maintained by nonsocial reinforcement in two individuals with mental retardation. Differential reinforcement of zero rates of responding (DRO) procedures using stimuli within the targeted sensory classes were successful in eliminated the aberrant behaviors. (Contains 14 references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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