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Programming Common Stimuli to Promote Generalized Question-Asking in a Child with Autism

Description: A 5-year-old child with autism was taught to: (a) ask "What is that?" in the presence of unknown objects and (b) name the objects he did know. Generalization in the presence of the experimenter was probed across four new tasks. The child's performance generalized to the first 3 tasks without additional training. The fourth task required programming of common stimuli before generalization occurred.
Date: August 1997
Creator: Hagen, Prudence (Prudence Bennett)
Partner: UNT Libraries