Behavioral Approaches to Assessment and Early Intervention for Severe Problem Behavior in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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Abstract

This article summarizes the literature on prevalence and establishment of severe problem behavior in individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, empirical support for applied behavior analysis, and evidence-based behavioral assessment and treatment procedures. Early intervention and prevention approaches and the role of the pediatrician with regard to surveillance, early intervention, and coordination of care are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)499-511
Number of pages13
JournalPediatric clinics of North America
Volume67
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2020

Keywords

  • Applied behavior analysis
  • Behavioral assessment and treatment
  • Early intervention
  • Intellectual disability
  • Severe problem behavior

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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