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AN EVALUATION OF THE NUMBER OF PRESENTATIONS OF TARGET SOUNDS DURING STIMULUS—STIMULUS PAIRING TRIALS

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Address correspondence to Tina M. Sidener, Department of Applied Behavior Analysis, Caldwell College, 120 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell, New Jersey 07006 (e-mail: tsidener@caldwell.edu).

Abstract

We evaluated the differential effects of 2 variations of a stimulusstimulus pairing procedure on the vocalizations of 2 children with autism. For both participants, presenting 1 sound per pairing trial resulted in a higher rate of vocalizations than 3 sounds per pairing trial.

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