Evaluation of a Decision-Making Curriculum for Teaching Adolescents with Disabilities to Resist Negative Peer Pressure

@article{Khemka2016EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a Decision-Making Curriculum for Teaching Adolescents with Disabilities to Resist Negative Peer Pressure},
  author={Ishita Khemka and Linda Hickson and Sarah Beth Mallory},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  year={2016},
  volume={46},
  pages={2372-2384}
}
This study was designed to assess the impact of a decision-making curriculum (PEER-DM) on the social peer relationship knowledge and self-protective decision-making skills of adolescents with disabilities in hypothetical situations involving negative peer pressure. A randomized design was used to assign students with disabilities from self-contained special education classes to an intervention group (n = 22) or a wait-list control group (n = 20). ANCOVA analyses, using pretest scores as… 
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