Preference Assessment

764 Words Jan 29th, 2014 4 Pages
Preference Assessment Assignment

Student Background Brandon R. is a 12 year old male diagnosed with Autism. He presents no fine or gross motor issues. He does show many delays and deficits in language and social skills. Brandon likes interacting with age appropriate peers and has many age appropriate likes and dislikes.

Part 1: Develop a reinforcer menu To develop a reinforcer menu for Brandon, I observed him during free choice time, asked his mother for input, and I asked him directly. I explained to his mother how I was going to conduct the reinforcer assessment and then told her what things he was currently enjoying in school. She then added to my list and even sent some extra food supplies to school the next day.
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Reinforcer Heirarchy
1 – 5 minutes of iPad
2 – 5 minutes of computer
3 – M & M’s
4 – Drawing
5 – Chips Ahoy
6 – Mario Kart Wii Toy / Goldfish crackers

I presented pairs of items to Brandon throughout the…