Effects of the use of visual strategies in play groups for children with autism spectrum disorders and their peers.

@article{Ganz2008EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of the use of visual strategies in play groups for children with autism spectrum disorders and their peers.},
  author={Jennifer B. Ganz and Margaret M. Flores},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={926-40}
}
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of visual strategies with preschool children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their peers during play group sessions. A changing-criterion design was implemented with three preschool-aged children with ASD while they participated in play groups with four typically-developing peers. Results indicated improvements in the use of script phrases, context-related comments, and intervals in which speech occurred for all three participants… CONTINUE READING