Intensive behavioral treatment for preschoolers with severe mental retardation and pervasive developmental disorder.

@article{Smith1997IntensiveBT,
  title={Intensive behavioral treatment for preschoolers with severe mental retardation and pervasive developmental disorder.},
  author={The Robert H. Smith and Svein Eikeseth and M Klevstrand and O I Lovaas},
  journal={American journal of mental retardation : AJMR},
  year={1997},
  volume={102 3},
  pages={238-49}
}
From archival records, we assessed outcomes achieved by preschoolers with both severe mental retardation and autistic features: (a) an experimental group (n = 11), which received intensive behavioral treatment, and (b) a comparison group (n = 10), which received minimal treatment. At intake (mean CA = 3.08 years), the groups did not differ significantly on… CONTINUE READING