Treating liquid expulsion in children with feeding disorders

Rebecca A. Shalev, Suzanne M. Milnes, Cathleen C. Piazza, Jennifer M. Kozisek

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Abstract

In the current investigation, we compared and evaluated the effects of two intervention procedures, a modified chin prompt and reclined seating, on the liquid expulsion of 2 children with feeding disorders. For both participants, expulsion decreased to clinically meaningful levels when we added the modified chin prompt or reclined seating to a treatment package consisting of differential reinforcement of acceptance, nonremoval of the cup, and re-presentation. We discuss possible mechanisms underlying the effects of the 2 interventions and areas for future research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)70-79
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of applied behavior analysis
Volume51
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2018

Keywords

  • chin prompt
  • expulsion
  • feeding disorder
  • pediatric feeding disorder
  • re-presentation
  • reclined seating

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Philosophy
  • Applied Psychology
  • Sociology and Political Science

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