Social skills assessment of children with autism in free-play situations.

@article{Anderson2004SocialSA,
  title={Social skills assessment of children with autism in free-play situations.},
  author={Angelika Anderson and Dennis W. G. Moore and Rebecca Godfrey and Claire M. Fletcher-Flinn},
  journal={Autism : the international journal of research and practice},
  year={2004},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={369-85}
}
Poor social functioning and limited play are characteristic of children with autism. Increasingly, education for children with autism is provided within mainstream settings, but given their particular difficulties, the adequate provision of educational services in such settings is challenging. This study presents observational data of the play behaviour and social interaction patterns of 10 children with autism in mainstream kindergartens and primary school playgrounds. The target children… CONTINUE READING