Child Care and Early Education Research Connections
Skip to main content
Preschool deployment of evidence-based social communication intervention: JASPER in the classroom
Few research-developed early intervention models have been deployed to and tested in real world preschool programs. In this study, teaching staff implemented a social communication modularized intervention, JASPER, in their daily program. Sixty-six preschool children with autism in twelve classrooms (12 teachers) were randomized to receive immediate JASPER training (IT) or were waitlisted (WL) for 3 months with a 1-month follow up. Measures of core deficits (initiations of joint engagement, joint attention gestures and language, play skills) and standardized cognitive measures were improved for IT over WL children. IT teachers achieved and maintained high fidelity. Teachers can implement evidence-based interventions with significant improvements in core deficits of their children with ASD. (author abstract)
Reports & Papers
Related resources include summaries, versions, measures (instruments), or other resources in which the current document plays a part. Research products funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation are related to their project records.
You May Also Like
These resources share similarities with the current selection.
The Pyramid Model for Promoting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children: Implementing evidence-based promotion, prevention, and intervention practices in early care and education programs
Preschool based JASPER intervention in minimally verbal children with autism: Pilot rct
Integrating early childhood mental health consultation with the pyramid model
Release: 'v1.15.0' | Built: 2022-09-02 14:03:51 EDT