Intensive Behavioral Treatment at School for 4- to 7-Year-Old Children with Autism

@article{Eikeseth2002IntensiveBT,
  title={Intensive Behavioral Treatment at School for 4- to 7-Year-Old Children with Autism},
  author={Svein Eikeseth and Tristram H. Smith and Erik Jahr and Sigmund Eldevik},
  journal={Behavior Modification},
  year={2002},
  volume={26},
  pages={49 - 68}
}
This study was designed to evaluate 1 year of intensive treatment for 4- to 7-year-old children with autism. An independent clinician assigned children to either behavioral treatment (n = 13) or eclectic treatment (n = 12). Assignment was based on availability of personnel to supervise treatment and was not influenced by child characteristics or family preference.The two treatment groups received similar amounts of treatment (M = 28.52 hours per week at the child’s school). Children in the… 

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