Parent-implemented social intervention for toddlers with autism: an RCT.

  title={Parent-implemented social intervention for toddlers with autism: an RCT.},
  author={Amy M. Wetherby and Whitney Guthrie and Juliann J. Woods and Christopher Schatschneider and Renee D Holland and Lindee Morgan and C. Lord},
  volume={134 6},
OBJECTIVES To compare the effects of two 9-month parent-implemented interventions within the Early Social Interaction (ESI) Project. Both individual-ESI, offered 2 or 3 times per week at home or in the community, and group-ESI, offered once per week in a clinic, taught parents how to embed strategies to support social communication throughout everyday activities. METHODS Participants in the randomized controlled trial included 82 children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at 16 to 20… CONTINUE READING