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ERIC Number: EJ941311
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
ISSN: ISSN-0021-8855
Establishing Compliance with Liquid Medication Administration in a Child with Autism
Schiff, Averil; Tarbox, Jonathan; Lanagan, Taira; Farag, Peter
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v44 n2 p381-385 Sum 2011
Children with autism often display difficulty with swallowing pills and liquid medications. In the current study, stimulus fading and positive reinforcement established compliance with liquid medication administration in a young boy with autism. The boy's mother eventually administered liquid medication on her own. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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