Using a fading procedure to increase fluid consumption in a child with feeding problems

Meeta R. Patel, Cathleen C. Piazza, Markell L. Kelly, Corrine A. Ochsner, Christine M. Santana

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Abstract

Stimulus fading was combined with differential reinforcement and extinction to increase intake of a calorie-dense fluid by a 6-year-old child with feeding problems. The fading procedure consisted of adding Carnation Instant Breakfast and then milk to water (a fluid the child would drink).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)357-360
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of applied behavior analysis
Volume34
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001

Keywords

  • Fading
  • Food refusal
  • Food selectivity
  • Pervasive developmental disorder

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Philosophy
  • Applied Psychology
  • Sociology and Political Science

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