Behavioral Management Among Children With Intellectual Disability

Sreeja I


The scientific knowledge on behavior problem management is necessary for nurse who is involved in the rehabilitation of person with intellectual disability. Behavior modification is generally used to increase the desirable behavior as well as to decrease the undesirable or problematic behavior. Behavior modification is defined as a technique wherein environmental events are arranged so as to produce a specific change in the observable behavior. Thus it involves a structured, preplanned and specific attempts at modifying observable behavior by altering the events in the environment.

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KS Swapna, MA Sudhir. Behaviour Modification for Intellectually Disabled Students. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS). Volume 21, Issue 2, Ver. VIII (Feb. 2016) PP 35-38 e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845.

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