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Assignment 8b: ABC Data Collection Part A: I believe the potential function is gaining attention. The reason it’s gaining attention is because in every almost all instances the behavior occurs, Derek is reprimanded or peers laughing. Which are both forms of attention. Even though the teacher may think what she is doing is aversive, from the multiple reoccurrences of the problem behavior, that’s not the case. Part B: Learner: Derek T. Observer: Susan T. Observation Times 9am-3pm The function of the behavior flopping to the floor is to escape demands. Observation dates Date Setting Antecedent Behavior Consequence 2/12 Arrival Therapist instructs Derek to get out of car. Loud Vocalization Therapist ignores response. Locker Therapist instructs Derek to put things away. Flops to Floor Therapist stops placing demand to get Derek off the floor snack Therapist getting materials Inappropriate self-touch Therapist blocks IT Peer group Therapist instructs Derek to pass material.

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