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Generalization of Matching-to Sample Skills Across Novel Materials in Children with Autism
The purpose of this study was to conduct a discrimination assessment of changes in materials used when teaching matching-to-sample skills to children with autism. The results will contribute to the field of behavior ...
Assessing Generalization Between Tact and Receptive Verbal Operants in Young Children Diagnosed with Autism
The present study examined generalization between tact and receptive skills by teaching picture cards to 3 children diagnosed with autism. Results indicated that teaching one skill (i.e., tact or receptive) generalized to ...
Using a Multiple Baseline Design to Demonstrate Efficacy of Using Behavior Therapy to Teach Children Vocal Imitation
The number of autism diagnoses has increased dramatically in the past decade Association for Science in Autism Treatment). One type of therapy that has demonstrated treatment efficacy for children with autism is behavioral ...
Comparing the Effects of Single and Multiple Target Trials in Teaching Skills to Children Diagnosed with Autism.
Children with autism generally have difficulty communicating with others (Sundberg & Partington, 1998). Therapists working with these children must decide how to most effectively and efficiently teach new skills such as ...
Investigating the Preference for Simultaneous Prompting and Constant Prompt Delay Procedures in Teaching Skills to Children with Autism
A variety of prompting procedures, including simultaneous prompting and constant prompt delay, have been used to teach new skills to children with autism. Research has shown that both procedures can be used effectively to ...
Autism Spectrum Disorders and Specific Learning Disabilities : Parental Perspectives of Special Education Services
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is the number one diagnosis that leads parents into due process hearings with schools. Children with ASD typically experience difficulties in reciprocal social interaction, verbal and nonverbal ...
Effects of Teacher Intonation on the Response of Children with Autism.
This study examined performance on maintenance skills when using a conversational or enthusiastic voice tone for children diagnosed with autism.
Use of Modified Change Over Delay Procedure to Decrease Scrolled Responses by a Child with Autism
The term scrolling has been used by Sundberg (2008) to describe the behavior of a child emitting multiple incorrect verbal responses to a single stimulus. Sundberg noted that incorrect responses emitted are not random, ...
The Effects of Motivating Operations on the Transfer from Labels to Requests for Children Diagnosed with Autism.
In this study motivating variables were manipulated to examine the effects on teaching children with autism to request for preferred items after teaching them how to label the item.
The Stability of Preferences for Tangible Items in Children Diagnosed with Autism.
Results of previous literature suggest that stability of preferences for tangible items varies across individuals. Few studies have examined preference stability for young children with autism. This study extends the ...