Corpus ID: 13772205

Enhancing Social and Transition Behaviors of Persons with Autism through Activity Schedules: A Review

  title={Enhancing Social and Transition Behaviors of Persons with Autism through Activity Schedules: A Review},
  author={Devender R. Banda and Eric S. Grimmett},
  journal={Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities},
  • Devender R. Banda, Eric S. Grimmett
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities
  • Texas Tech University Abstract: Thirteen studies were reviewed that were conducted using activity schedules with persons with autism to improve social interaction skills and decrease problem behaviors. Results across studies indicate that activity schedules enhanced social interactions and on-task and transition behaviors. Also, investigators in some studies used activity schedules to decrease students' tantrums and other problem behaviors during transitions. Furthermore, researchers in several… CONTINUE READING
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