Corpus ID: 17757071

Evidence-Based Social Skills Interventions for Children with Autism: A Meta-analysis

  title={Evidence-Based Social Skills Interventions for Children with Autism: A Meta-analysis},
  author={Peishi Wang and Anne P Spillane},
  journal={Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities},
  • Peishi Wang, A. Spillane
  • Published 1 September 2009
  • Psychology
  • Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities
The purpose of this study was to provide a synthesis of research studies published in the last ten years on interventions to increase social skills for children and adolescents with ASD, examine the outcomes of these studies and evaluate whether a given intervention meets the criteria for evidence-based practice. Thirty-eight studies were included in this review, of which 36 were single subject research studies and 2 group experimental studies. Results varied widely both between intervention… Expand
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