Date of Award
Master of Science
Behavior Analysis and Therapy
Within the present study, a multiple probe design across participants was used to analyze the effect of simple and single reversal deictic relational frame training on the rate correct responding to deictic relational frames in individuals with developmental disabilities. Results showed an increase in correct responding to simple and single reversal deictic relational frames after the implementation of the intervention. Furthermore, results showed that mastery level of responding was maintained in both simple and single reversal deictic frames after once training concluded. This research contributes to body of research concerning the training of deictic frames within individuals with developmental disabilities and research concerning the use of training deictic frames using pieces of the PEAK T Curriculum. The strengths, limitations, and methods to account for these issues within future research are discussed.
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