Contingency, means-end skills, and the use of technology in infant intervention

Margaret W. Sullivan, Michael Lewis

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Simple technology, switches, and adapted toys are available as learning tools for the young disabled child. This article argues that switch-toy technology is appropriate for fostering means-end skills from infancy. Learning data from a computer-monitored adapted toy program are presented to illustrate a means-end training sequence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)58-77
Number of pages20
JournalInfants and Young Children
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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