Episode 27 - Stereotypy as Reinforcement

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Episode 27 - Stereotypy as Reinforcement

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Are you tired of using nothing but punishment procedures when treating stereotypy? Wishing you could use some form of reinforcement as a function-based treatment? Well, maybe you can as we discuss two research articles exploring stereotpy as reinforcement.  And, for long-time listeners, we finally uncover what crazy images Rob thinks of when reading research articles.  If you don't listen now, it's just going to be spoiled for you at work tomorrow.

Articles discussed this episode:

Potter, J.N., Hanley, G.P., Augustine, M., Clay, C.J., & Phelps, M.C. (2013).  Treating stereotypy in adolescents diagnosed with autism by refining the tactic of "using stereotypy as reinforcement".  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46, 407-423.  doi:  10.1002/jaba.52

Slaton, J.D. & Hanley, G.P. (2016).  Effects of multiple versus chained schedules on stereoypy and item engagement.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 49, 927-946.  doi:  10.1002/jaba.345