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Is Positive Reinforcement an Effective Strategy for Students with Learning Disabilities?

Although any child can exhibit behavior issues in the classroom, individuals with learning disabilities often have more conduct problems than their peers. Knowing that he has a learning disability sometimes causes a child to “act out” at home, in class, or other situations. Positive reinforcement is often used to help these students reach desired behaviors. Does it work? Positive reinforcement, rather than negative reinforcement, can motivate…

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