Effects of Search Skills Training on the Pica of a Blind Boy

Cathleen C. Piazza, Gregory P. Hanley, Audrey B. Blakeley-Smith, Anne M. Kinsman

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Abstract

The pica of one young boy who was blind appeared to be maintained by automatic reinforcement. We showed that pica decreased when we taught him to independently search for and find toys.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)35-41
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities
Volume12
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

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Keywords

  • Automatic reinforcement
  • Blind boy
  • Pica
  • Search skills
  • Visual impairments

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology

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Effects of Search Skills Training on the Pica of a Blind Boy. / Piazza, Cathleen C.; Hanley, Gregory P.; Blakeley-Smith, Audrey B.; Kinsman, Anne M.

In: Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, Vol. 12, No. 1, 01.01.2000, p. 35-41.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Piazza, Cathleen C. ; Hanley, Gregory P. ; Blakeley-Smith, Audrey B. ; Kinsman, Anne M. / Effects of Search Skills Training on the Pica of a Blind Boy. In: Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. 2000 ; Vol. 12, No. 1. pp. 35-41.
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