Prompting procedures as establishing operations for escape-maintained behavior

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Abstract

In the current study, we report on a young man with Nager's Syndrome, mild mental retardation, and deafness who exhibited severe problem behavior during demand situations. Initial functional analysis suggested that problem behavior was maintained by gaining escape from instructional demands. However, further analysis suggested that the individual was responding to escape the prompting procedure rather than the work tasks themselves.

LanguageEnglish (US)
Pages65-71
Number of pages7
JournalBehavioral Interventions
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2006

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Behavior Problems
Problem Behavior
Deafness
Mental Retardation
Functional Analysis
Syndrome
Intellectual Disability
Nager type Acrofacial dysostosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)
  • Clinical Psychology

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