Assessing the effects of stimulation versus microswitch-based programmes on indices of happiness of students with multiple disabilities.

@article{Lancioni2006AssessingTE,
  title={Assessing the effects of stimulation versus microswitch-based programmes on indices of happiness of students with multiple disabilities.},
  author={Giulio E. Lancioni and Nirbhay N. Singh and Mark F. O'Reilly and Doretta Oliva and Angela Smaldone and Alessia Tota and G Martielli and Fabrizio Stasolla and G Pontiggia and Jop Groeneweg},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  year={2006},
  volume={50 Pt 10},
  pages={739-47}
}
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 been made to assess the relative effects of the two programmes. This study conducted such an assessment with seven students with multiple disabilities. METHODS The first four phases of the study served to: (1) provide the students with a systematic exposure to each of the programmes; and (2) measure… CONTINUE READING