Benchmarks of social treatment for children with autism.

  title={Benchmarks of social treatment for children with autism.},
  author={Gregory G. McGee and Robert S. Feldman and M J Morrier},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  volume={27 4},
Data on the social behavior of typical children may inform practitioners and researchers regarding the appropriate goals of intervention for children with autism. This study assessed the ongoing levels of naturally occurring social behavior in 64 preschool-aged children. A 2 x 2 factorial design was used to analyze population (children with autism and typical children) and age (3 years 3 months vs. 4 years 4 months) differences at the time of preschool entry. Predictable population differences… CONTINUE READING