Primary reinforcer can also include sensory reinforcers. Any sampling of reinforcers should include info about what kind of sensory input a child seeks out and the kind of sensory input the avoid. This kind of info can help the inteventionist provide meaningful reinforcers to a child. Examples of sensory reinforcers include: 1. auditory (music, voices, tones)
2. Visual (colored or black ahd white lights book, pictures,videos movement toys abd objects,
3. Olfactory( sweet, pungent oders(cinnamon, clove, orange)
4. Tactile smooth/rough, soft/hard, warm/cold,wet/dry, movement (vibrators,fans)
5. Proprioceptive: swing, rock, bounce(trampoline, swings, rocking chair).
sensory reinforcers should be selected that are age-appropriate and immediately available to an individual.
for an Example one of rachel's favorite things to do is bounce on the mini-trapoline, which is located in her classroom. when her para's working in the gym with her she does not offer Racheal the trampoline as an option but waits to use the trampoline when they are doing something in classroom. Make sure the child doesn't come dependent of the primary reinforcer.