Discriminated functional communication: a procedural extension of functional communication training.

@article{Kuhn2010DiscriminatedFC,
  title={Discriminated functional communication: a procedural extension of functional communication training.},
  author={David E Kuhn and Anna E Chirighin and Katrina Zelenka},
  journal={Journal of applied behavior analysis},
  year={2010},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={249-64}
}
A limitation associated with communication-based interventions for problem behavior is the potential for requesting reinforcement at high rates. Multiple-schedule arrangements have been demonstrated to be effective for controlling rates of responding (Hanley, Iwata, & Thompson, 2001). In the current study, we extended previous research by teaching individuals to attend to naturally occurring discriminative stimuli (e.g., caregiver behavior) instead of arbitrary stimuli (e.g., picture cards… CONTINUE READING