Say-do correspondence to improve disruptive behaviors in adults with Down's syndrome
Correspondencia decir-hacer para la mejora de conductas perturbadoras en adultos con síndrome de Down

Francisco Javier Molina Cobos, M Carmen Amador Castro, M Dolores Fernández Rodríguez
2008 Psicothema  
The most acknowledged strategies for the treatment of disruptive behaviours are those that are based on direct contingency management. Other procedures allow the therapist, or educational agent, not to be present in the context in which the behavioural change has to take place: the say-do correspondence training procedures, which have proven effective across behaviours and populations. Nevertheless, there is surprisingly little evidence of the effectiveness of such procedures with populations
more » ... with populations presenting developmental disabilities. This study describes the implementation of say-do correspondence training to modify 5 disruptive behaviours present in 5 adult subjects diagnosed with Down's syndrome, showing very positive results. The advantages of using say-do correspondence training procedures in developmental disabilities are discussed.
pmid:18206068 fatcat:tq4h377f5jfrdfpgtkwevknfbe