W P Christian

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Performance contracting is an essential component of quality assurance in human service settings. Performance contracting involves developing performance standards for administrative, support service, and direct service personnel; communicating and contracting with personnel to ensure that they agree to comply with the performance standards for their(More)
This study investigated the influence of a response delay requirement on the discrimination performance of autistic children. In the context of a multiple baseline design with subsequent repeated reversals, two conditions were compared: a no-response-delay condition, where the child was allowed to make the target response immediately after presentation of(More)
The utiltiy of the Adaptive Behavior Scale in the special-education placement of 126 institutionalized mentally retarded children and adolescents was examined. An investigation of relationships among Adaptive Behavior Scale (Part 1) scores, Wide Range Achievement Test scores, and IQ scores revealed a significant relationship between Adaptive Behavior Scale(More)
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