Learning through interaction in children with autism: Preliminary data from asocial-communication-based intervention

  title={Learning through interaction in children with autism: Preliminary data from asocial-communication-based intervention},
  author={D. Casenhiser and S. Shanker and J. Stieben},
  pages={220 - 241}
  • D. Casenhiser, S. Shanker, J. Stieben
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Autism
  • The study evaluates a social-communication-based approach to autism intervention aimed at improving the social interaction skills of children with autism spectrum disorder. We report preliminary results from an ongoing randomized controlled trial of 51 children aged 2 years 0 months to 4 years 11 months. Participants were assigned to either a target treatment or community treatment group. Families in the target treatment group were given 2 hours of therapy and coaching each week in an… CONTINUE READING
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