A Meta-Analysis of School-Based Social Skills Interventions for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders

@article{Bellini2007AMO,
  title={A Meta-Analysis of School-Based Social Skills Interventions for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders},
  author={Scott Bellini and Jessica K. Peters and Lauren Benner and Andrea Hopf},
  journal={Remedial and Special Education},
  year={2007},
  volume={28},
  pages={153 - 162}
}
Social skills deficits are a central feature of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This meta-analysis of 55 single-subject design studies examined the effectiveness of school-based social skills interventions for children and adolescents with ASD. Intervention, maintenance, and generalization effects were measured by computing the percentage of non-overlapping data points. The results suggest that social skills interventions have been minimally effective for children with ASD. Specific… Expand

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