The Effects of a Feedback Package on the Facial Orientation of a Young Girl with Autism During Restricted and Free Operant Conditions Metadata
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- Main Title The Effects of a Feedback Package on the Facial Orientation of a Young Girl with Autism During Restricted and Free Operant Conditions
Author: Jacobs, Wendy LynnCreator Type: Personal
Chair: Ala'i-Rosales, ShahlaContributor Type: PersonalContributor Info: Major Professor
Committee Member: Smith, RichardContributor Type: Personal
Committee Member: Rosales-Ruiz, JesusContributor Type: Personal
Name: University of North TexasPlace of Publication: Denton, Texas
- Creation: 2000-08
- Content Description: A multiple baseline design across activities and people was used to assess the effectiveness of a feedback package on the facial orientation of a young girl with autism. During baseline, observations indicated low rates of facial orientation and high rates of gaze avoidance during conversation (restricted operant) and play (free operant) conditions. After treatment, facial orientation rates increased and gaze avoidance rates decreased to levels similar to typically-developing peers and maintained at one month follow up. These results suggest that the feedback package was effective in producing durable facial orientation across different environments and people. Possible interpretations, strengths, and limitations are discussed.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Autism in children -- Treatment.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Feedback (Psychology)
- Keyword: autism
- Keyword: feedback
Name: UNT Theses and DissertationsCode: UNTETD
Name: UNT LibrariesCode: UNT
- Rights Access: public
- Rights License: copyright
- Rights Holder: Jacobs, Wendy Lynn
- Rights Statement: Copyright is held by the author, unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved.
- Thesis or Dissertation
- OCLC: 47365425
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc2638
- Degree Name: Master of Science
- Degree Level: Master's
- Degree Discipline: Behavior Analysis
- Academic Department: School of Community Service
- Degree Grantor: University of North Texas