Some direct and generalized effects of replacing an autistic man's echolalia with correct responses to questions.

@article{McMorrow1986SomeDA,
  title={Some direct and generalized effects of replacing an autistic man's echolalia with correct responses to questions.},
  author={Martin J McMorrow and Richard M. Foxx},
  journal={Journal of applied behavior analysis},
  year={1986},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={289-97}
}
We extended the use of operant procedures to decrease immediate echolalia and increase the appropriate responding to questions of a 21-year-old autistic man. Three experiments were conducted in which the overall plan was to encourage the subject to remain quiet before, during, and after the presentation of questions and teach him to use environmental cues (i.e., word cards or a model's responses) to increase the likelihood of responding correctly. Multiple baseline designs demonstrated that… CONTINUE READING

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