A novel method for testing learning and preferences in people with minimal motor movement.

@article{Saunders2005ANM,
  title={A novel method for testing learning and preferences in people with minimal motor movement.},
  author={Muriel D Saunders and Richard R Saunders and Akalu Mulugeta and Karen M Henderson and Terri Kedziorski and Bob Hekker and Shan Wilson},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  year={2005},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={255-66}
}
Ten individuals with profound multiple impairments were given novel tests for learning and preference with adaptive switches and leisure-oriented devices, such as audio tape players. Typically, tests for learning include a baseline or extinction component in which the adaptive switch and device are not connected as a control for incidental or involuntary switch use. As an alternative, conditions were compared in sets of six sessions each in which switch closure caused (a) Activation of a device… CONTINUE READING

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