The Verbal Behavior (VB) approach is a form of Applied Behavior Analysis that is based on B.F. Skinner's analysis of verbal behaviour. In this book Barbera draws on her experiences as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and also as a parent of a child with autism to explain VB and how to use it.
Starting with ABA -- The ABCs of ABA -- Assessing your child -- Developing reinforcers -- Manding -- Increasing and improving speech in non-vocal or minimally vocal children -- Errorless teaching and teh use of transfer procedures -- Teaching receptive language skills and other nonverbal operants -- Teaching verbal operants -- Putting it all together -- Teaching toileting and other important self-help skills -- Final thoughts -- Glossary of terms/acronyms -- Verbal behavior assessment form -- Sign language examples -- Skill tracking sheets -- Weekly probe sheets -- Helpful websites.
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 15th May 2007
Edition Number: 1