Brief report: mediation of treatment effect in a communication intervention for pre-school children with autism.

@article{Aldred2012BriefRM,
  title={Brief report: mediation of treatment effect in a communication intervention for pre-school children with autism.},
  author={Catherine R Aldred and Jonathan Green and Richard Emsley and Helen McConachie},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2012},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={447-54}
}
Tests of mediation in treatment trials can illuminate processes of change and suggest causal influences in development. We conducted a mediation analysis of a previously published randomised controlled trial of parent-mediated communication-focused treatment for autism against ordinary care, with 28 children aged 2-5 years (Aldred et al. in J Child Psychol… CONTINUE READING