Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts
The purpose of this paper is to give an overview of the application of behavior therapy techniques to the specific problems of the autistic child. The paper is divided into four sections . The first section consists of a brief introduction of autism and a review of learning theories used in behavior modification. The next section discusses self-stimulatory behavior and selective responding of the autistic child. The third section deals with specific behavior therapies used with specific problems. The last section summarizes the findings of this paper.
O'Keefe, Timothy J., "Behavior modification techniques used on austistic children : a literature review" (1982). Honors Theses. 751.