Unformatted text preview: not shed light on the cause of the disorder. Autism does not seem to be caused by reinforcement and modeling, which are the most common techniques in behavioral training. Autism cannot be helped and is most likely caused by genetic factors. 6. With continued treatment, Lisa will be able to thrive in other locations. She will be able to sit and follow other simple directions given by people other than Dr. Loovas. This would be impossible were not for the therapy. 7. If after this session, Lisa is no longer systematically reinforced for appropriate behavior, she will most likely be placed in a special program in school that is equipped to meet her needs. She may be integrated with non-autistic students who may help her to learn appropriate behaviors. If she is fortunate, she will be sent to a school that specializes in helping students with disorders of this sort....
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- Spring '08
- Behaviorism, Dr. Loovas, behavioral t raining