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Sanders Eric J., Irvin Dwight W., Belardi Katie, McCune Luke, Boyd Brian A., Odom Samuel L., January, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study investigated questions adults asked to children with autism spectrum disorder in inclusive pre-kindergarten classrooms, and whether child (e.g. autism severity) and setting (i.e. adult-to-child ratio) characteristics were related to…
Irvin Dwight W., Boyd Brian A., Odom Samuel L., September, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Difficulty with social competence is a core deficit of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The aim of this study was to examine the link between adult talk and the socially competent behavior displayed by preschoolers with ASD concurrently and over time…
Irvin Dwight W., Boyd Brian A., Odom Samuel L., February, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Difficulty with social competence is a core deficit of autism spectrum disorder. Research on typically developing children and children with disabilities, in general, suggests the adult talk received in the classroom is related to their social…
Irvin Dwight W., Hume Kara A., Boyd Brian A., McBee Matthew T., Odom Samuel L., August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The aim of this study was to examine associations between the automated Language ENvironment Analysis (LENA) system adult word count (AWC) variable and characteristics of classrooms (e.g., teacher burnout) and preschoolers with autism spectrum…
Coman Drew, Alessandri Michael, Gutierrez Anibal, Novotny Stephanie, Boyd Brian A., Hume Kara A., Sperry Laurie Allyn, Odom Samuel L., February, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of both shared and differing levels of commitment to the philosophical tenets underlying both the Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication Handicapped Children (TEACH) and the Learning Experiences and Alternative…
Reszka Stephanie S., Odom Samuel L., Hume Kara A., March, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the peer engagement of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in classroom activity areas, by type of engagement, and by group arrangement, as well as a comparison of the likelihood of their peer engagement during child-initiated or…
Odom Samuel L., Zercher Craig, Li Shouming, Marquart Jules, Sandall Susan R., Brown William H., November 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A mixed-method examination of young children's behavior in inclusive preschool classrooms, specifically focusing on shared characteristics of socially accepted young children with special needs as well as shared characteristics of socially rejected…
Odom Samuel L., Viztum Joann, Wolery Ruth A., Lieber Joan, Sandall Susan R., Hanson Marci, Beckman Paula J., Schwartz Ilene S., Horn Eva M., March 2004
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
A review of previous research on the inclusion of preschool children with special needs, using an ecological systems conceptual framework to focus on research on child characteristics, family perspectives, and social policy
Odom Samuel L., 2002
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of findings from a study of peer interactions among students with different types of disabilities in inclusive settings
Santos Janis, Innocenti Mark S., Odom Samuel L., Cardella Barbara, Cardella Michael, 2001
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A dialog of issues surrounding the inclusion of children with disabilities in Head Start settings, with arguments outlining the benefits of inclusion for all children
Brown William H., Odom Samuel L., Li Shouming, Zercher Craig, 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An observational study of preschoolers' experiences in inclusive classrooms, examining social interactions between children with special needs and children without special needs, and comparing activities and social and nonsocial behaviors of…