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ERIC Number: EJ637194
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-1045-988X
Reducing Repetitive Speech: Effects of Strategy Instruction.
Dipipi, Caroline M.; Jitendra, Asha K.; Miller, Judith A.
Preventing School Failure, v45 n4 p177-81 Sum 2001
This article describes an intervention with an 18-year-old young woman with mild mental retardation and a seizure disorder, which focused on her repetitive echolalic verbalizations. The intervention included time delay, differential reinforcement of other behaviors, and self-monitoring. Overall, the intervention was successful in facilitating appropriate conversation while reducing echolalic speech. (Contains references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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