Autism, social stories, role play, interventions
The effect of a treatment package consisting of social stories and role play on the verbal initiation of one 4-year old girl with autism was examined. Using a multiple baseline across activities treatment design, the investigator measured the number of verbal initiations during 10-minute sessions while the participant engaged in one of three activities, board games, pretend play, or constructive play. Baseline data, baseline probes and treatment data were collect for the three activities. The results indicate that the treatment package was effective in increasing the participant’s verbal initiations across all three activities.
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Master of Science (M.S.)
College of Education and Human Performance
Child, Family, and Community Sciences
Early Childhood Development and Education
Length of Campus-only Access
Masters Thesis (Open Access)
Dissertations, Academic -- Education, Education -- Dissertations, Academic
Dinon, Andrea, "Role Play And Social Stories: An Intervention For Increasing Verbal Initiations In Children With Autism" (2013). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 2931.