Generalization and Maintenance

  • Angela M. Arnold-Saritepe
  • Katrina J. Phillips
  • Oliver C. Mudford
  • Kelly Ann De Rozario
  • Sarah Ann Taylor


It is often reported that children with ASD do not readily generalize and maintain skills. As such it is of particular importance that practitioners specifically address these issues when developing interventions. This chapter will review and discuss generalization and maintenance within the current ABA research.


Autism Spectrum Disorder Disruptive Behavior Target Behavior Applied Behavior Analysis Behavior Analyst 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Angela M. Arnold-Saritepe
    • 1
  • Katrina J. Phillips
    • 1
  • Oliver C. Mudford
    • 1
  • Kelly Ann De Rozario
    • 1
  • Sarah Ann Taylor
    • 1
  1. 1.Applied Behavior Analysis Program, Department of Psychology (Tamaki Campus)University of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand

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