Use of a Peer Support Intervention for Promoting Academic Engagement of Students with Autism in General Education Settings

@article{McCurdy2014UseOA,
  title={Use of a Peer Support Intervention for Promoting Academic Engagement of Students with Autism in General Education Settings},
  author={Erin E. McCurdy and Christine L Cole},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  year={2014},
  volume={44},
  pages={883-893}
}
Students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have been shown to benefit from being educated in general education classrooms that provide interactions with typically developing peers. However, behaviors exhibited by students with ASD frequently lead to their return to segregated special education settings. Evidence-based interventions that are both cost-efficient and easy to use in general education settings are needed. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of a simple peer… 
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