Pictures Exchange Communication System and Pals

Provide a long answer essay response to each of the questions below. For each
question, you are encouraged to use the peer-reviewed resources provided throughout the units to support
your responses. Please do not copy and paste the whole question into the document. Rather, provide the
question number (1-4) and a brief heading that correlates with each section of the grading rubric. (Example: 1.
Seven Dimensions)
Choose one of the articles provided below. Use the Baer, Wolf and Risley (1968) article to provide a discussion
for each of the seven dimensions.
Theimann-Bourque, K., Brady, N., McGuff, S., Stump, K., & Naylor, A. (2016). Picture exchange
communication system and pals: A peer-mediated augmentative and alternative communication intervention
for minimally verbal preschoolers with autism. Journal of Speech, Language, Hearing Research, 59(5), 1133-

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    Craig A. R. (2010). Self-administered behavior modification to reduce nail biting: Incorporating simple
    technology to ensure treatment integrity. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 3, 38-41. Retrieved from
    Delli Bovi, G.M., Vladescu, J.C., DeBar, R.M., Carroll, R.A., & Sarokoff, R.A., (2017). Using video modeling
    with voice-over instruction to train public school staff to implement a preference assessment. Behavior Analysis
    in Practice, 10, 72 – 76. Retrieved from
    Summarize the article in 1 to 2 paragraphs. Include a brief description of the research question(s), the method,
    setting, and subjects, the research design, and a summary of the results.
    Discuss each dimension in 1 to 2 paragraphs and provide specific details from the study you chose in support
    of each dimension. (3-4 pages total)
    Read the Case Study. Provide the following information based on the information provided: (4-6 pages)
    Operational definition of the behaviors.
    Determine what kind of data recording method(s) are most appropriate for each behavior w/rationale explaining
    your decisions?
    Create a hypothetical set of data for each behavior identified in the case, providing your data collection using
    the following forms:
    Duration Recording Sheet
    Frequency Recording Sheet
    Interval Data Recording Sheet
    Latency Recording Sheet
    Graph the behaviors using a simple line graph, making sure to use proper ABA graphing conventions, and
    providing a figure caption.
    Discuss how you would account for reliability and validity in your measurement procedures.
    Be at least 7-9 pages in length
    Follow assignment directions (review grading rubric for best results).
    Use correct APA formatting per the APA Publication Manual, 6th Edition.
    Title Page
    Use proper headings for each question
    Reference Page
    Demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard English.
    Be written in Standard English and be clear, specific, and error-free. If needed, be sure to use Writing
    Resources for help.
    Submitting your Assignment
    Save your Word document in a location that you will remember with your full name and the class number.
    When you are ready, submit it to the unit Dropbox labeled Assignment.

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