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ERIC Number: EJ900384
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1750-9467
Effects of Behavior-Specific and General Praise, on Acquisition of Tacts in Children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Stevens, Colleen; Sidener, Tina M.; Reeve, Sharon A.; Sidener, David W.
Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, v5 n1 p666-669 Jan-Mar 2011
Although behavior-specific praise is commonly recommended for use in clinical and educational settings for individuals with autism, only one study was found that compared the effects of behavior-specific praise and general praise with individuals with developmental disabilities. The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the effects of behavior-specific and general praise on the acquisition, generalization, and maintenance of tacts in two children with autism. Results indicated negligible differences between tokens only, behavior-specific praise plus tokens, and general praise plus tokens conditions. (Contains 1 figure and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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