What is maintenance ABA?
People also ask, what is maintenance and generalization?
Maintenance occurs when you continue to practice a skill that students have previously learned in order to retain the skill. Generalization is the ability to perform a skill in a variety of settings and situations, using different materials, with different people.
Also, what are the three types of generalization? Generalization includes three specific forms: Stimulus generalization, response generalization, and maintenance.
Secondly, what is generalization ABA?
Generalization is the ability for a student to perform a skill under different conditions (stimulus generalization), the ability to apply a skill in a different way (response generalization), and also to continue to exhibit that skill over time (maintenance).
Why is generalization important ABA?
It is important because it increases the likelihood that the learner will be successful at completing a task independently and not have to rely on the assistance of a certain teacher or materials only found in one teaching setting. The importance of the generalization of skills is often overlooked.