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ERIC Number: EJ630874
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1088-3576
Functional Communication Training: A Contemporary Behavior Analytic Intervention for Problem Behaviors.
Durand, V. Mark; Merges, Eileen
Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, v16 n2 p110-19,36 Sum 2001
This article describes functional communication training (FCT) with students who have autism. FCT involves teaching alternative communication strategies to replace problem behaviors. The article reviews the conditions under which this intervention is successful and compares the method with other behavioral approaches. It concludes that functional communication training is an empirically validated approach to positive behavioral support for challenging behavior. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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