Social Skills Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Review of the Intervention Research

@article{WilliamsWhite2007SocialSD,
  title={Social Skills Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Review of the Intervention Research},
  author={Susan Williams White and Kathleen Keonig and Lawrence Scahill},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  year={2007},
  volume={37},
  pages={1858-1868}
}
Social reciprocity deficits are a core feature of the autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This review summarizes the state of research in group-based social skills training programs for school-age children and adolescents with ASD. All published studies of group social skills interventions between 1985 and 2006 were reviewed, as well as dissertations examining group-based social skills intervention programs. To assess the state of the science, a template developed by an NIMH work group was applied… Expand
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