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The Effects of a Token Economy System Specifically Targeting Academic Performance for Students with Severe Behavior Disorders

Joseph P. Traywick, Edward Langford, Candace A. McGarry, Patricia Rivera, Ph.D., and Matthew L. Israel, Ph.D.   Judge Rotenberg Educational Center240 Turnpike St.Canton, MA 02021(781) 828-2202   Based on a poster presented at Association for Behavior Analysis Conference, May 2005, Chicago, IL   1) Introduction  The Judge Rotenberg Educational Center (JRC) operates day and residential […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of a Token Economy

Token economies are popular classroom management tools. It’s an effective intervention that is relatively easy to set up and implement – if done correctly. A token economy can be extremely successful at increasing appropriate behaviors, task completion, and academic skills. Wooho, right?! And if you are successful at increasing all these fabulous responses it will in […]

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