Using audio script fading and multiple-exemplar training to increase vocal interactions in children with autism.

  title={Using audio script fading and multiple-exemplar training to increase vocal interactions in children with autism.},
  author={Elena Garcia-Albea and Sharon A. Reeve and Kevin J Brothers and Kenneth F. Reeve},
  journal={Journal of applied behavior analysis},
  volume={47 2},
Script-fading procedures have been shown to be effective for teaching children with autism to initiate and participate in social interactions without vocal prompts from adults. In previous script and script-fading research, however, there has been no demonstration of a generalized repertoire of vocal interactions under the control of naturally occurring relevant stimuli. In this study, 4 boys with autism were taught to initiate a conversation in the presence of toys through the use of a script… Expand
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