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3/4/13 Give at least 3 examples of an avoidance contingency Tying shoes to avoid tripping, using oven mitts to not get burned, stopping at a red light to avoid an accident Diagram one of those examples You will trip -> you tie shoes -> you will not trip Describe the procedures to get an autistic child to attend to you – look at you Use verbal prompt in order for him to look at you, then use positive reinforcement when the child looks at you, and do not reinforce when the child does not look at you What might you do if that does not work? Use over-correction, making the child look at different directions for 15 seconds, making the child look at you as you are presenting an avoidance contingency Is attending the same as looking at someone? No, you could be attending and not looking or looking but not attending Identify the loss avoidance contingency A response prevents the loss of a reinforcer; such as working hard at work while at risk of
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  • Fall '12
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  • avoidance contingency, conditional aversive stimulus, loss avoidance contingency, non-cued avoidance contingency

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