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Assignment 3b: Boutot & Hume Please complete the following questions based on the following article: Boutot. A., & Hume K., (2012). Beyond table time and time-out: Today’s applied behavior analysis for students with autism. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 47, 23–28. 1. Define Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Please state in your own words… Do not use quotes. Applied Behavior Analysis is a form of therapy, most often used with children who have Autism. ABA focuses on the observable behaviors and then applies techniques in order to help the child gain and become better at socially acceptable behaviors. ABA uses different behavior techniques and reinforcement to help increase or decrease the behavior targeted. Although, it is not commonly practiced punishment has been cited as a technique used to influence behavior. ABA also focuses on data collection and measurement of the behavior in order to identify if the child is benefiting from the implemented interventions. 2. How is ABA different from Behavior Modification? How is ABA different from Discrete Trial Teaching? Behavior Modification is a strategy used to modify behavior through the use of positive and negative consequences. ABA started with idea of how to use operant conditioning with
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