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The purpose of this study was to compare and evaluate the effectiveness of three task analysis prompting procedures—text only, picture only, or text plus picture—in increasing, maintaining, and generalizing laundry skills of nine adult participants diagnosed with mental illness. A small group design using counterbalancing was used and participants were randomly assigned to one of three treatment groups or to a control group. Results demonstrated that all task analyses were effective in improving the target behavior, although the text plus picture task analysis required fewer trials and resulted in faster skill acquisition. Treatment results and implications of this study are discussed and recommendations for future research are proposed.
Fenn, Nirupa Ruth. (2009). Teaching laundry skills to individuals with mental illness: A comparison of three task analyses. University of the Pacific, Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted. https://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/uop_etds/2611
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