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283BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION OF AN AUTISTIC CHILDBEHAVIOR MODIFICATION OF AN AUTISTIC CHILD1966b & w23 min16mm Use of reinforcement principles and procedures to improve the behavior of a 7-year-old autistic boy enrolled in a psychiatric in-patient clinic. Begins with a sequence showing the child's self-hitting, tantrum, withdrawn and non-verbal behaviors. Subsequently a session with the psychiatrist, sessions with the behavior therapist and sessions with the child's mother show reinforcement techniques used to modify his behaviors.