volume 1, issue 4, P517-530 1977
DOI: 10.1177/014544557714005
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Vaughn E. Stimbert, Jane W. Minor, James F. McCoy

Abstract: An intensive feeding program previously developed for adult retardates was modified for use with six low functioning retarded children under four experimental conditions: baseline, training, maintenance, and follow-up. The children were given six meals per day with a maximum eating time of 15 min. per meal. A spoon was the only utensil used in training. Graduated guidance faded from hand to shoulder was used to establish correct feeding responses. Restitutional and positive practice overcorrection were used f…

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