Social inclusion of a patient with moderate intellectual deficit by verbal repertoire

Social inclusion can be understood with stimulus and training to promote autonomy and independence for people with disabilities in daily life. The objectives of this research was to observe and identify inappropriate verbal behaviors in a patient with moderate intellectual deficient ant to install verbal behaviors that promote the inclusion. The study was conducted in an exceptional institution, in Vinhedo, São Paulo, and one subject with moderate intellectual deficits participated the research. The outcomes showed that verbal behaviors increased after appropriate interventions. It can be concluded that the behavioral psychology was important for behavior modification and training the patient verbal repertoire to daily living activities.

social inclusion; intellectual deficits; verbal behavior; cognition; language development

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