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Assessment and treatment of stereotypy in an individual with Cornelia de Lange syndrome and deafblindness
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
Background Several researchers have reduced engagement in stereotypy in individuals with intellectual disability and deafblindness using interventions containing a punishment component. The purpose of our study was to ...
Using single-case experiments to support evidence-based decisions : how much is enough?
Single-case experimental designs
For practitioners, the use of single-case experimental designs (SCEDs) in the research literature raises an important question: How many single-case experiments are enough to have sufficient confidence that an intervention ...
Using computer tablets to assess preference for videos in children with autism
Assessing preference for videos
Using computer tablets, we assessed preference for videos in five children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Then, we provided access to most preferred and less preferred videos contingent on sitting on one of two chairs ...
Using single-case designs in practical settings: Is replication always necessary?
Is within-subject replication always necessary?
Behavior analysts have widely adopted and embraced within-subject replication through the use of reversal and multielement designs. However, the withdrawal of treatment, which is central to these designs, may not be ...
Using ABC narrative recording to identify the function of problem behavior: a pilot study
Many professionals report using ABC narrative recording to identify the function of problem behavior in children with developmental disabilities, but research has not established whether their analyses yield valid results. ...
Initial validation of the Brief Assessment of Service Satisfaction in Persons with an Intellectual Disability (BASSPID)
Individuals with an intellectual disability often require intensive services to promote their social participation to the fullest extent. As such, measuring satisfaction with these services appears essential to enhance the ...
Brief report : impact of challenging behavior on parenting stress in mothers and fathers of children with autism spectrum disorders
Challenging behaviors are a known predictor of high parenting stress in families of children with autism spectrum disorders. However, few studies have evaluated the effect of reducing challenging behaviors on parenting ...
A comparison of communication tone and responding across users and developers in two R mailing lists
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019-06-19)
The R programming language has an active community of both users and developers, which maintain mailing lists to communicate. Given their differences in training and stability, the effects of communication tone on ...
Using differential reinforcement of high rates of behavior to improve work productivity : a replication and extension
Differential reinforcement of high rates of behavior to increase work productivity in adults with intellectual disability
Background: Due to deficits in adaptive and cognitive functioning, productivity may pose challenges for individuals with intellectual disability in the workplace.Method: Using a changing‐criterion embedded in a multiple ...
Using interactive web training to teach parents to select function-based interventions for challenging behaviour : a preliminary study
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-05-10)
Background: Children with developmental disability often engage in challenging behaviour, which may require that parents implement behavioural assessments and interventions. The purpose of our pilot study was to examine ...