The usage of combined system of tokens in managing unwanted behavior of a child with ASD in the preschool group 2113
The case study demonstrates effectiveness of the combined token system for the self-injury reduction in the boy with autism spectrum disorder. The instances of the unwanted behavior of the preschool student became less frequent and the appropriate and socially accepted behavior was formed.
Keywords: autism spectrum disorder, unwanted behavior, behavior management, tokens system.
- Conyers C., Miltenberge R., Mak A., Barens A., Jurgen M., Sailer A.,
Haugen M., Kopp B. (2004). A Comparison of Response Cost and Differential
Reinforcement of Other Behavior to Reduce Disruptive Behavior in a Preschool
Classroom. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 37, 411—415.
- Falcomata T.S., Roane H., Hovanetz A., Kettering (2004). An
evaluation of response cost in the treatment of inappropriate vocalizations
maintained by automatic reinforcement. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis,
- Hundert J. (1976). The effectiveness of reinforcement, response
cost, and mixed programs on classroom behaviors. Journal of Applied Behavior
Analysis, 9, 107.
- Keeny K.M., Fisher W.W., Adelinis J.D. & Wilder D.A. (2000). The
Effects of Response Cost in the Treatment of Aberrant Behavior Maintained by
Negative Reinforcement. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 33, 255—258.
- Luce S.C., Christian W.P., Lipsker L.E., Hall R.V. (1981). Response
cost: A case for specificity. The Behavior Analyst, 4, 75—80.
- McGoey K., Du Paul G.J. (2000). Token reinforcement and response
cost procedures: Reducing the disruptive behavior of preschool children with
attention_deficit / hyperactivity disorder. School Psychology Quarterly, 15,