Dr. Rispoli and Research Team Publish Research on Trial-Based Functional Analysis

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 10:12am

(July 9, 2013) 

It has been clear for some time now that if we know why a child is misbehaving (for example, to get out of difficult schoolwork) and a plan is designed based on this information (for example, teaching the child how to ask for help) the results frequently can lead to significant improvements in behavior.  Although a variety of techniques for finding this information exist, one approach approved by many professionals is called a “functional analysis” because its goal is...