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1. The development in young children of specific behavior patterns for performing basic activities such as eating, dressing, using the toilet, and sleeping.
2. An educational tool in which learning of specific tasks is assigned to a structured time of the day, so that the task and the time are associated in the mind of the student.
3. The treatment is designed to encourage behavioral routines and productive time management.
See also: training
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