Some children may also exhibit stereotypic behaviors
during group instruction (LeBlanc & Ruggles, 1982).
Children who are visually impaired (that is, those who are blind or have low vision) commonly engage in stereotypic behaviors
such as rocking and repetitive hand movements to gain sensory stimulation produced by the behavior (Gourgey, 1998; Rapp, 2004; Warren, 1984).
2005) The use of an antecedent-based intervention to decrease stereotypic behavior
in a general education classroom: A case study.
Effects of brief overcorrection on stereotypic behavior
of mentally retarded students.
The Aberrant Behavior Checklist (ABC) is a caregiver-rated assessment tool that has five subscales: Irritability, Social Withdrawal/Lethargy, Stereotypic Behavior
, Hyperactivity/Non-compliance and Inappropriate Speech.
Parents evaluated the program by completing surveys pre- and post-treatment that assessed children's social cognition, social communication, and social motivation as well as maladaptive behaviors such as irritability, lethargy, withdrawal, stereotypic behavior
, inappropriate speech, conduct problems, insecurity, anxiety, and feelings of over sensitivity.
On many occasions Kevin would engage in stereotypic behavior
, like hand flapping, and would ignore teacher prompts for transitions.
His stereotypic behavior
was treated with habit reversal training (HRT), and the treatment's effects were assessed using direct observation procedures.
A comparison of methods for the functional assessment of stereotypic behavior
Extended reductions in stereotypic behavior
of students with autism through a self-management treatment package.
provide a demonstration of a collaboration between a university-based clinic and a public school to evaluate and treat the stereotypic behavior
of a 13-year-old girl who had lived in a Romanian orphanage for 10 years.
Results of the interview revealed that Pauline engaged in high levels of stereotypic behavior
throughout the school day.