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Descriptive analysis of multiple response topographies of challenging behavior across two settings.

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Descriptive analysis of multiple response topographies of challenging behavior across two settings. / Emerson, Eric; Thompson, Sarah; Reeves, David; Henderson, Dawn; Robertson, Janet M.

In: Research in Developmental Disabilities, Vol. 16, No. 4, 07.1995, p. 301-329.

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Emerson, E, Thompson, S, Reeves, D, Henderson, D & Robertson, JM 1995, 'Descriptive analysis of multiple response topographies of challenging behavior across two settings.', Research in Developmental Disabilities, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 301-329. https://doi.org/10.1016/0891-4222(95)00016-G

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Emerson, Eric ; Thompson, Sarah ; Reeves, David ; Henderson, Dawn ; Robertson, Janet M. / Descriptive analysis of multiple response topographies of challenging behavior across two settings. In: Research in Developmental Disabilities. 1995 ; Vol. 16, No. 4. pp. 301-329.

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