Using differential reinforcement of alternative behaviour to increase food consumption
11th May 2021
Andrew Swartfigure BCBA, Director of Services, talks with Bobbie Hasselby, Consultant Behaviour Analyst at BeyondAutism, and Tom Bailey, Head of Therapies at BeyondAutism.
Difficulties around food can develop in children and are more prevalent in children diagnosed with developmental disorders. In this podcast we discuss ways in which we can reduce these difficulties following the case of one 7-year-old boy in particular.
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Williams, K.E., Gibbons, B.G., & Schreck, K.A. (2005) Comparing selective eaters with and without developmental disabilities. J Dev Phys Disabil; 17(3): 299–309.
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