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Schwartz Ilene S., Thomas Carnot James, McBride Bonnie J., Sandall Susan R., December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Project DATA (Developmentally Appropriate Treatment for Autism) is a school-based comprehensive treatment model for preschool children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This study explored 5 years of results from children participating in the…
Squires Katie E., Gillam Sandra L., Reutzel D. Ray, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Speech language pathologists (SLPs) have developed specialized knowledge about oral language and its relationship to early literacy development that can be particularly useful to early childhood educators. The purpose of this article is to highlight…
Golos Debbie B., Moses Annie M., Fall 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
With the increase in research on multiliteracies comes greater interest in exploring multiple pathways of learning for deaf children. Educational media have been increasingly examined as a tool for facilitating the development of deaf children's…
Fallon Joanne, MacCobb Siobhan, September, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Within the Republic of Ireland, young children with learning disabilities may attend special preschools where they do not share any part of their day with typically developing children. Within these settings, preschool staff support children's play…
Wilson Kaitlyn P., August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Video modeling is a time- and cost-efficient intervention that has been proven effective for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD); however, the comparative efficacy of this intervention has not been examined in the classroom setting. The…
Vivanti Giacomo, Dissanayake Cheryl, Zierhut Cynthia, Rogers Sally J., Victorian ASELCC Team, July, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
There is a paucity of studies that have looked at factors associated with responsiveness to interventions in preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We investigated learning profiles associated with response to the Early Start Denver Model…
FPG Child Development Institute, July, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of the association of developmental gains of preschool children with autism spectrum disorders to their participation in one of two comprehensive treatment models or in non-model specific programs
Favazza Paddy C., Siperstein Gary N., Zeisel Susan A., Odom Samuel L., Sideris John, Moskowitz Andrew L., July, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined the effectiveness of the Young Athletes program to promote motor development in preschool-aged children with disabilities. In the study, 233 children were randomly assigned to a control group or the Young Athletes (YA)…
Howe Heather, Barnett David W., July, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This consultation description reports parent and teacher problem solving for a preschool child with no typical speech directed to teachers or peers, and, by parent report, normal speech at home. This child's initial pattern of speech was similar to…
Sutherland Kevin S., McLeod Bryce D., Conroy Maureen A., Cox Julia R., June, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
Young children with and at risk for emotional/behavioral disorders (EBD) present challenges for early childhood teachers. Evidence-based programs designed to address these young children's behavior problems exist, but there are a number of barriers…
Boyd Brian A., Hume Kara A., McBee Matthew T., Alessandri Michael, Gutierrez Anibal, Johnson LeAnne, Sperry Laurie Allyn, Odom Samuel L., June, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
LEAP and TEACCH represent two comprehensive treatment models (CTMs) that have been widely used across several decades to educate young children with autism spectrum disorders. The purpose of this quasi-experimental study was to compare high fidelity…
Wong Connie S., May, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The aim of this study was to pilot test a classroom-based intervention focused on facilitating play and joint attention for young children with autism in self-contained special education classrooms. Thirty-three children with autism between the ages…
Goods Kelly Stickles, Ishijima Eric, Chang Ya-Chih, Kasari Connie, May, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this pilot study, we tested the effects of a novel intervention (JASPER, Joint Attention Symbolic Play Engagement and Regulation) on 3 to 5 year old, minimally verbal children with autism who were attending a non-public preschool. Participants…
Karaaslan Ozcan, Diken Ibrahim H., Mahoney Gerald, May, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A randomized control study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of responsive teaching (RT) with a sample of 19 Turkish preschool-age children with disabilities and their mothers over a 6-months period. RT is an early intervention curriculum…
Sullivan Amanda L., Field Samuel, April, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to examine the average treatment effect of preschool special education services on children's kindergarten academic skills. Using data from a nationally representative sample of United States children who participated…