The escape-maintained destructive behavior of a boy with autism was reduced during instructional sequences with differential reinforcement of compliance (DRA), escape extinction without physical guidance, and demand fading. The procedure decreased destructive behaviors to near-zero levels and greatly increased compliance.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Applied Psychology
- Sociology and Political Science
- Demand fading
- Developmental disabilities
- Escape behavior
- Functional analysis