Evidence Based Practices
Functional Communication Training & Managing Reinforcement
What is Functional Communication Training? (Technical Definition)
Review of FCT best practices as they arise during the development of effective FCT interventions. Manuscript located on Association for Behavior Analysis International website.
What is Functional Communication Training? (User-Friendly Definition)
This brief was developed along with other Evidence-Based Practice Briefs for parents and educators by the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning.
Conduct a functional analysis and/or review existing data.
Determine replacement behavior and form of communication with which to demonstrate this behavior.
Use extinction to reduce and eliminate problem behavior.