The development of a treatment-research project for developmentally disabled and autistic children.

@article{Lovaas1993TheDO,
  title={The development of a treatment-research project for developmentally disabled and autistic children.},
  author={O I Lovaas},
  journal={Journal of applied behavior analysis},
  year={1993},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={
          617-30
        }
}
  • O I Lovaas
  • Published 1993 in Journal of applied behavior analysis
This paper describes the development and main results over the last 30 years from the treatment-research project with developmentally disabled (autistic) children in the Psychology Department at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Three important dimensions in treatment research are addressed. The first pertains to the role of serendipity or accidental discoveries, the second to the importance of pursuing inductive rather than theory-driven research, and the third to the… CONTINUE READING
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