Effects of a Model Treatment Approach on Adults with Autism

  title={Effects of a Model Treatment Approach on Adults with Autism},
  author={Mary E. Van Bourgondien and Nancy C. Reichle and Eric Schopler},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
The study evaluated the effectiveness of a residential program, based on the TEACCH model, in improving the quality of the treatment program and the adaptation of individuals with autism with severe disabilities. The results indicated that participants in the Carolina Living and Learning Center experienced an increase in structure and individualized programming in the areas of communication, independence, socialization, developmental planning, and positive behavior management compared to… Expand

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