Functional analysis of verbal behavior: a brief reivewJournal of Applied Behavior Analysis (2013)
A variation of the preintervention functional analysis of problem behavior has recently been extended to identify the function of verbal behavior emitted by children with autism. Recent research suggests that a functional analysis of verbal behavior might be beneficial in evaluating previous instruction and guiding the selection of future educational targets and instructional procedures. The present paper reviews previous literature on the functional analysis of verbal behavior and identifies avenues for future research.
Publication DateMarch 1, 2013
Citation InformationJoshua B. Plavnick and Matthew P. Normand. "Functional analysis of verbal behavior: a brief reivew" Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis Vol. 46 Iss. 1 (2013) p. 349 - 353 ISSN: 0021-8855
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/matthew-normand/10/