Episode 194 - Abduction Prevention


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While us 80’s kids might have been overly concerned about stranger danger, it doesn’t change the fact that child abduction remains a tragic reality, especially for children with disabilities. Fortunately, we have research! This week we review what procedures exist to teach children abduction prevention skills and, more importantly, which ones actually work.

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Articles discussed this episode:

Gunby, K.V., Carr, J.E., & LeBlanc, L.A. (2010). Teaching abduction-prevention skills to children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 107-112. doi: 10.1901/jaba.2010.43-107

Miltenberger, R.G., Fogel, V.A., Beck, K.V., Koehler, S., Shayne, R., Noah, J., McFee, K., Perdomo, A., Chan, P., Simmons, D., & Godish, D. (2013). Efficacy of the Stranger Safety abduction-prevention program and parent conducted in situ training. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46, 817-820. doi: 10.1002/jaba.80

Berube, T., MacDonald, J., & Parry-Cruwys, D. (2021). Teaching abduction prevention skills to children using a one-on-one training setting. Behavioral Interventions, 36, 550-560. doi: 10.1002/bin.1806

Ledbetter-Cho, K., Lang, R., Lee, A., Murphy, C., Davenport, K., Kirkpatrick, M., Schollian, M., Moore, M., Billingsley, G., & O’Reilly, M. (2021). Teaching children with autism abduction-prevention skills may result in overgeneralization of the target response. Behavior Modification, 45, 438-461. doi: 10.1177/0145445519865165

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