ERIC Number: EJ343832
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Some Direct and Generalized Effects of Replacing an Autistic Man's Echolalia with Correct Responses to Questions.
McMorrow, Martin J.; Foxx, R. M.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v19 n3 p289-97 Fall 1986
The use of operant procedures was extended to decrease immediate echolalia and increase appropriate responding to questions of a 21-year-old autistic man. Multiple baseline designs demonstrated that echolalia was rapidly replaced with correct stimulus-specific responses. A variety of generalized improvements were observed in verbal responses to questions. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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