ERIC Number: EJ617981
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Commentary: Considerations on the Characterization and Treatment of Self-Injurious Behavior.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v30 n5 p447-50 Oct 2000
This commentary uses self-injurious behavior to illustrate the approach of the functional analysis of behavior as a guide to rational treatment strategies for individuals with autism, and to show that the characteristics of the clinical presentations can provide clues for underlying mechanisms that can be used for research and treatment. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Treatments for People with Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders: Research Perspectives.