and Staci Carr, Ph.D. Autism Q & A: Antecedent Based Intervention. This being the case, neither a skill-based nor an antecedent-based intervention is necessary. Answer: In order to understand Antecedent Based Intervention (ABI), it is first important to understand three term contingency.While it sounds complicated, the three term contingency is most easily understood through the ABCs. endstream endobj 551 0 obj <. Antecedent modifications, like most behavioral interventions… by Alicia Hart, B.A. The team has selected a consequence-based intervention. treatment packages) • Can decrease the effectiveness of reinforcers that maintain problem behavior • Effects of MO’s are temporary – Can be used … Conceptually, this chapter uses the term antecedent intervention to identify behavior-change tactics based on contingency-independent antecedent stimuli. h�b```�Ff�+� ���K8T&�4t64�j��``��`tu����`Y��̜���d� Antecedent-based interventions are built on the concept that because behaviors are often influenced by the environment, modifying the environment in which the undesirable behavior occurs can then eliminate the undesirable behavior. • Referred to as antecedent intervention Antecedent Interventions • Can be used in isolation or in combination (i.e. 567 0 obj <>stream 550 0 obj <> endobj h�bbd``b`f +��>�`Y$�C��2�����@"�����i+H1#n����� �4� Question: What is Antecedent Based Intervention? Antecedent modifications are adjustments made to the first step of the A-B-C sequence and support with identifying the behavioral “triggers.” Collect data on the frequency, intensity, and duration of the problem behavior. ��~�L��%��|+�Ǥ�-���yk���T��� ����=:4:�:�L������ ����فX � }�9(p���f�L_�9>�L7��g'�o�:���@������Vd`:�Y$��,���'�2Fu� �> %%EOF Today, as a result of much research into this area, ABA fully embraces the use of antecedent interventions. 0 However, in the 1980’s and 90’s through the groundbreaking research of noted behavior analysts such as Jack Michael, Brian Iwata, and Michael Dorsey, our understanding of the power of antecedent stimuli on behavior was advanced. 559 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<185FD11E9F142F468AE0F03A3D9C1AF8><7195D244D96481438DC5962070FD3F83>]/Index[550 18]/Info 549 0 R/Length 64/Prev 193363/Root 551 0 R/Size 568/Type/XRef/W[1 2 1]>>stream Though it does address the function of Joseph’s behavior, it is lacking other key elements of an effective intervention. endstream endobj startxref %PDF-1.5 %���� The Use of an Antecedent-Based Intervention to Decrease Stereotypic Behavior in a General Education ClassroomA Case Study.