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Analysis of risk factors and early predictors of challenging behavior for children with autism spectrum disorder
The current study evaluated risk factors for the occurrence, frequency and severity of challenging behavior among a sample of individuals with a diagnosis of autism, under the age of eighteen, in Ireland. Age, gender, hours ...
Six reports of children with autism spectrum disorder following intensive behavioral intervention using the Preschool Inventory of Repertoires for Kindergarten (PIRK®)
The current study presents case reports of 6 children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder who received intensive applied behavior analysis within the Comprehensive Application of Behavior Analysis to Schooling (CABAS®) ...
The Effect of Stimulus Salience on Over-selectivity
The influence of stimulus salience on over-selective responding was investigated in the context of a comparator theory of over-selectivity. In Experiments 1 and 2, participants were presented with two cards, each displaying ...
Comparison of behavioral intervention and sensory-integration therapy in the treatment of self-injurious behavior.
The current study investigates the comparative effects of sensory-integration therapy and behavioral interventions on rates of self-injurious behaviour (SIB) in a nine-year-old boy with a diagnosis of autism. A functional ...
The analysis and treatment of problem behavior evoked by auditory stimulation
The current study aimed to identify specific stimuli associated with music that served as an establishing operation (EO) for the problem behavior of a 6 year old child with a diagnosis of autism. Assessment results ...