Analysis of Multiple Manding Topographies during Functional Communication Training.

  title={Analysis of Multiple Manding Topographies during Functional Communication Training.},
  author={Jay W. Harding and David P. Wacker and Wendy K. Berg and Lisa Winborn-Kemmerer and John F. Lee and Mu{\vs}ka Ibrahimovi{\'c}},
  journal={Education & treatment of children},
  volume={32 1},
We evaluated the effects of reinforcing multiple manding topographies during functional communication training (FCT) to decrease problem behavior for three preschool-age children. During Phase 1, a functional analysis identified conditions that maintained problem behavior for each child. During Phase 2, the children's parents taught them to request positive reinforcers (attention or toys) via vocal manding, manual signing, or touching a picture/word card with or without a microswitch recording… CONTINUE READING

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