Treating autism spectrum disorder and Social-communication programmes by NHS
Social-communication programmes Your child may be offered a type of programme called a ‘social-communication intervention’. This aims to help them communicate and interact with people and make social situations easier. Depending on your child’s age, these programmes may take place at school, or with a parent, carer or teacher. Applied behaviour analysis (ABA) Applied behaviour analysis […]Continue reading
This aspect of autism is all too real for some families — but Joey’s parents handle it like pros.
Autism has its ups and, unfortunately, its downs. However, families living with autism have learned how to deal with the challenges that come with autism in a productive, calm, and safe way. Discovery Health gets a look into Joey’s life as his mother (Carol) and father handle one of Joey’s outbursts. Watch as in a […]Continue reading
ABA efficacy/ Group comparison studies
ABA RESEARCH ABA efficacy/ Group comparison studies Link to synopses of the Lovaas research and replication studies http://www.lovaas.com/research.php Specific Studies McEachin, J.J., Smith, T., & Lovaas, O.I. (1993). Long-term outcome for children with autism who received early intensive behavioral treatment. American Journal on Mental Retardation.97, 359-372. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8427693 Smith, T., Buch, G.A., & Gamby, T.E. (2000). Parent-directed, intensive early […]Continue reading