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Behavioral momentum in the treatment of noncompliance.
Behavioral momentum refers to the tendency for behavior to persist following a change in environmental conditions. The greater the rate of reinforcement, the greater the behavioral momentum. TheExpand
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Behavioral momentum in the treatment of escape-motivated stereotypy.
Descriptive and experimental analyses of stereotypy by a woman with severe mental retardation showed that the behavior was maintained by escape from demands. A sequence of high-probability requestsExpand
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Enhancing Spelling Performance in Students with Learning Disabilities
The present study, using a single subject adapted alternating treatments design, compared the effects of two spelling strategies (cover, copy, compare, and copy-only) used to enhance spellingExpand
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Assessing the Relative Effects of Interventions in Students with Mild Disabilities: Assessing Instructional Time
Assessment data are used to make treatment recommendations for students with mild disabilities. However, no assessment procedures exist that allow one to predict with certainty that one academicExpand
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The Role of Procedural Integrity
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of staff video self-monitoring (SM) training on the accuracy of delivering Discrete Trial Instruction (DTI) to students enrolled in a classroomExpand
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Operant Theory and Research on Self-Regulation
Any account of self-regulation or self-control according to a particular theoretical perspective must begin with a discussion of what its proponents mean when they speak of self-regulation. MostExpand
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The Effects of Antecedent Color on Reading for Students with Learning Disabilities and Co-Occurring Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
The effects of color on the reading recognition and comprehension of 3 students with learning disabilities and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder were assessed in a single-subject design. ColorExpand
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Effects of high-preference single-digit mathematics problem completion on multiple-digit mathematics problem performance.
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a sequence of three single-digit (1 digit x 1 digit) multiplication problems on the latency to initiate multiple-digit (3 digit x 3 digit)Expand
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Using a High Probability Command Sequence to Increase Classroom Compliance: The Role of Behavioral Momentum
One of the most problematic behaviors in children with developmental disabilities is noncompliance. Although behavioral research has provided strategies to impact noncompliance, oftentimes theExpand
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