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Psychological Science and Education

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1814-2052

ISSN (online): 2311-7273


License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Started in 1996

Published 6 times a year

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Promoting Speech Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Case-Study

Pervushina O.N., head of the Chair of Personality Psychology, dean of the Faculty of Psychology, associate professor, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia,
Trubitsyna A.N., specialist at the Center of Applied Behavioral Analysis, Novosibirsk States University, Novosibirsk, Russia,
Kondratyeva N.G., assistant at the Faculty of Psychology, Novosibirsk State University,
Pliskovskaya E.N., psychologist at the Faculty of Psychology, Novosibirsk State University,
The paper describes a series of behavioral interventions carried out by the staff of the interdisciplinary Center of Applied Behavioral Analysis of the Novosibirsk State University and aimed at teaching verbal operants to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The paper analyzes how the children acquire verbal behaviors of mands (demands), echoics (imitations), tacts (naming or labelling) and intraverbals (conversations), as well as provides descriptions of trainings.

Keywords: applied behavioral analysis, verbal operants, mands, echoics, tacts, intraverbals

Column: Autism. The Russian Square: Diagnostics, Early Intervention, Education, and Life in the Community


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