An Operant Procedure for Improving Vocabulary Definition Performances in Developmentally Delayed Children This report describes a training program in which operant procedures were used to improve the identification and definition of selected vocabulary words in three developmentally delayed children. Generalization from the training words was well established, as determined by responses to untrained vocabulary performance words. The results of this procedure suggest ... Reports
Reports  |   February 01, 1980
An Operant Procedure for Improving Vocabulary Definition Performances in Developmentally Delayed Children
 
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Reports   |   February 01, 1980
An Operant Procedure for Improving Vocabulary Definition Performances in Developmentally Delayed Children
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, February 1980, Vol. 45, 90-102. doi:10.1044/jshd.4501.90
History: Received July 14, 1978 , Accepted June 21, 1979
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, February 1980, Vol. 45, 90-102. doi:10.1044/jshd.4501.90
History: Received July 14, 1978; Accepted June 21, 1979

This report describes a training program in which operant procedures were used to improve the identification and definition of selected vocabulary words in three developmentally delayed children. Generalization from the training words was well established, as determined by responses to untrained vocabulary performance words. The results of this procedure suggest its application with other developmentally delayed children.

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