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Comparing PECS and VOCA to promote communication opportunities and to reduce stereotyped behaviors by three girls with Rett syndrome
Abstract We compared PECS and VOCA intervention strategies to promote communication opportunities for three girls with Rett syndrome and severe to profound developmental disabilities. The first aimExpand
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Promoting adaptive behaviors by two girls with Rett syndrome through a microswitch-based program
We assessed a microswitch-based program to improve self-determination to access to preferred stimuli and to foster locomotor behavior by two girls with Rett syndrome and multiple disabilities. ToExpand
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Assessing the effects of stimulation versus microswitch-based programmes on indices of happiness of students with multiple disabilities.
BACKGROUND Stimulation and microswitch-based programmes are considered main strategies to promote indices of happiness in students with multiple disabilities. However, only limited attempts have beenExpand
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Technological aids to support choice strategies by three girls with Rett syndrome.
This study was aimed at extending the use of assistive technology (i.e., photocells, interface and personal computer) to support choice strategies by three girls with Rett syndrome and severe toExpand
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Assessing the impact and social perception of self-regulated music stimulation with patients with Alzheimer's disease.
We assessed the impact and social rating of an active and a passive music condition implemented with six patients with Alzheimer's disease. In the active condition, the patients used a simple handExpand
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Comparing two different orientation strategies for promoting indoor traveling in people with Alzheimer's disease.
The present study compared two different types of orientation strategies: an assistive technology program (AT, i.e., remotely controlled sound/light devices) and a backward chaining procedure (BC)Expand
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A voice-detecting sensor and a scanning keyboard emulator to support word writing by two boys with extensive motor disabilities.
The present study assessed the use of a voice-detecting sensor interfaced with a scanning keyboard emulator to allow two boys with extensive motor disabilities to write. Specifically, the study (a)Expand
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Assistive technology to promote occupation and reduce mouthing by three boys with fragile X syndrome
ABSTRACT Objectives: To extend the use of assistive technology (AT) for promoting a new adaptive response and to reduce hand mouthing, by three boys with fragile X syndrome. To monitor the effects ofExpand
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Computer and microswitch-based programs to improve academic activities by six children with cerebral palsy.
This study was aimed at extending the use of assistive technology (i.e. microswitch such as a pressure sensor, interface and laptop) with a new setup, allowing six children with cerebral palsy andExpand
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Comparing self-monitoring and differential reinforcement of an alternative behavior to promote on-task behavior by three children with cerebral palsy : a pilot study
We compared two behavioral strategies (i.e., self-monitoring [SM] and differential reinforcement of an alternative behavior [DRA]) to promote on-task behavior by three children with cerebral palsyExpand
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