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The Effect of Prompting Procedures on the Acquisition, Maintenance and Generalization of Intraverbal Behavior.
The inability to respond meaningfully to the language of others is a characteristic of children diagnosed with autism. Intraverbal behavior is defined as verbal responses that lack point to point correspondance with the ...
Evaluation of the USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program in Wisconsin Schools : Parent and Teacher Surveys.
In November 2005, Wisconsin was selected to participate as an expansion state in the existing U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, which was created for the purpose of improving nutrition ...
Investigating the Step Size in a Progressive-Ratio Schedule of Reinforcement for Young Children with Autism.
Therapists who provide behavioral therapy to young children with autism need to identify preferred items in order to potentially use the items as reinforcers in a therapy session. The current study examined the differences ...
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 ...
Temporal Discounting of Various Gift Card Types.
Although several studies have examined how individuals discount various consumable outcomes, researchers have yet to compare various conditioned reinforcers (i.e. exchangeable for a variety of goods). The present study ...
Evaluation of the USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program in Wisconsin Schools : Findings Following One Year of Implementation.
Previous research suggests that the Wisconsin Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) has been effective in increasing student willingness to gry new fruits and vegetables served in schools after just three months of ...