Results for category 'ABA '.
What is Fading?
Fading is the process of subtly reducing prompts over time in order to make the child transition from being prompted to having no need for one. For example, an analyst might start teaching a task by demonstration, then fade to guiding, later to pointing and eventually to a verbal cue.
What is Shaping?
Shaping is the gradual modification of a person’s existing behavior to a desired one
What is Generalization?
Generalization is teaching a skill in the natural environment after it has been learned in a controlled environment.
What is Video Modeling?
Video Modeling is using a video to demonstrate performance of a desirable task or behavior. This is very effective, especially for children.
What is extinction?
Extinction is the discouragement of a behavior by ignoring the behavior.
What is Aversive Stimuli?
Aversive Stimuli – are the least used form of stimuli as they are considered negative stimuli, which are introduced after an undesirable behavior.
What is an example of Aversive Stimuli?
Some of the most severe examples are spanking and scolding.
What is Discrimination?
Discrimination is a basic principle of differential reinforcement. It is developed through differential reinforcement by determining when reinforcement is and is not received.
What is Differential Reinforcement of Other Behaviors?
Differential Reinforcement of Other Behaviors (DRO) is also known as omission training procedures. It is an instrumental conditioning procedure in which a positive reinforcement is periodically delivered only if the participant does something other than the target response.
What is Differential Reinforcement of Incompatible Behaviors (DRI)?
Differential Reinforcement of Incompatible Behaviors (DRI) is the reinforcement of behaviors which are incompatible with problem or inappropriate behaviors that are behaviors which the child cannot be doing simultaneously.