Early Intensive Behavioral Treatment: Replication of the UCLA Model in a Community Setting

@article{Cohen2006EarlyIB,
  title={Early Intensive Behavioral Treatment: Replication of the UCLA Model in a Community Setting},
  author={Howard G. Cohen and Mila Amerine-Dickens and Tristram H. Smith},
  journal={Journal of Developmental \& Behavioral Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={27},
  pages={S145-S155}
}
ABSTRACT. Although previous studies have shown favorable results with early intensive behavioral treatment (EIBT) for children with autism, it remains important to replicate these findings, particularly in community settings. The authors conducted a 3-year prospective outcome study that compared 2 groups: (1) 21 children who received 35 to 40 hours per week of EIBT from a community agency that replicated Lovaas' model of EIBT and (2) 21 age- and IQ-matched children in special education classes… 

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