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An Evaluation of the Use of Eye Gaze to Measure Preference for Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
Wheeler, Geoffrey M.

2009, Master of Arts, Ohio State University, ED Physical Activities and Educational Services.
This study used duration of eye gaze toward a stimulus to measure preference. The study took place in two schools for students with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. All four participants were high school students who had a diagnosis of multiple disabilities. The observers used direct recording procedures to record choices made by the individuals and emissions of targeted behavior within a reversal design. The conditions included: Baseline, High-preferred, and Low-preferred. Results indicate that duration of eye gaze toward a stimulus is a promising method of measuring preference for individuals with multiple disabilities and that those preferred stimuli can function as reinforcers.
Dr. Ralph Gardner, III (Advisor)
Dr. Helen Malone (Committee Member)
Kristall Graham (Committee Member)
113 p.

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