Behavior Modification in Teaching the Retarded Child
by Sidney W. Bijou - 1973
Behavior modification was first incorporated into the teaching of the retarded child in the early 1960s. Now, a little more than ten years later, it is considered by many ranking educators to be the approach with the greatest promise. This chapter will (a) describe briefly the theoretical and methodological foundations of this approach, (b) present a behavior analysis of the retarded child, (c) describe the behavioral concept of teaching (and training) the retarded child, (d) describe examples of programs based on behavior analysis, and (e) discuss some problems and issues.
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