The usage of combined system of tokens in managing unwanted behavior of a child with ASD in the preschool group

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Abstract

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.

General Information

Keywords: autism spectrum disorder, unwanted behavior, behavior management, tokens system.

Journal rubric: Pedagogical & Parental Experience

Article type: announcing

For citation: Erz Y.M., Fala V. The usage of combined system of tokens in managing unwanted behavior of a child with ASD in the preschool group. Autizm i narusheniya razvitiya = Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2015. Vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 38–43. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Yulia M. Erz, Board Certified Behavior Analysis (BCBA), independent professional, Israel, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9654-8331, e-mail: yuliaerz@gmail.com

V. Fala, behavioral analyst, Intelegem Autismul, Kishinev, Moldova, e-mail: fala.veronica@gmail.com

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