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Keywords

Autistic children--Education (Preschool); Autistic children--Rehabilitation;

Abstract

This paper provides a variety of appropriate social interventions to use with preschool-age children with mild Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Regardless of his or her diagnostic label, each individual child requires an individualized approach to treatment. Typically, multiple interventions are necessary for a successful program.

The questions this project will address include: (a) What are some possible social interventions to use with preschool-age children who have mild autism spectrum disorders, (b) what research supports current successful social interventions, ( c) which social interventions could provide the most benefits and success, and (d) how can inclusion and interacting with typically developing peers assist in implementing interventions?

The recommendations described in this paper include information for teachers and paraprofessionals who work with preschool-age children with mild autism spectrum disorder. The purpose of the recommendations is to share the findings regarding different types of social interventions that are available in order to best meet each individual child's needs.

Year of Submission

2006

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Rebecca K. Edmiaston

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Date Original

2006

Object Description

1 PDF file (vii, 114 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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