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Bellini, Scott – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2006
The present study examined factors contributing to the development of social anxiety in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). In particular, the study examined the contribution of social skill deficits and physiological hyperarousal to the development of social anxiety in individuals with ASD. Forty-one adolescents with…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Adolescents, Multiple Regression Analysis, Anxiety
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Bellini, Scott; McConnell, Luke L. – Preventing School Failure, 2010
Video-self modeling (VSM) is an effective but underused instructional strategy for youth on the autism spectrum. The authors present VSM in the context of strength-based educational programming for youth on the autism spectrum. The authors summarize research studies investigating VSM with youth on the autism spectrum in school settings and discuss…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Teaching Methods
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Hampshire, Patricia Korzekwa; Butera, Gretchen; Bellini, Scott – Beyond Behavior, 2011
As research has suggested, success with homework tasks directly relates to overall academic achievement (Coutts, 2004). In addition, homework provides a venue for developing organizational skills that become necessary as students learn to self-manage. Thus, the importance of developing homework strategies that support both student achievement and…
Descriptors: Homework, Autism, Academic Achievement, Tutoring
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Bellini, Scott; Henry, Daniel; Pratt, Cathy – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2011
Given the substantial increase in the numbers of students identified with an autism spectrum disorder, it is imperative that effective training for classroom teachers, administrators, and other support staff be undertaken to increase the capacity within schools to effectively educate these students. Although many professional development programs…
Descriptors: Models, Logical Thinking, Autism, Professional Development
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Bellini, Scott; Hopf, Andrea – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2007
There is currently a critical need to develop reliable and valid social skills assessment tools for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The "Autism Social Skills Profile" (ASSP) is a new assessment tool that provides a comprehensive measure of social functioning in children and adolescents with ASD. The ASSP was designed…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Profiles, Intervention, Validity
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Bellini, Scott; Benner, Lauren; Peters-Myszak, Jessica – Beyond Behavior, 2009
Social skills training (SST) is a topic of great importance in the field of autism as social skill deficits are a prominent feature of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Improving and/or facilitating the acquisition and performance of social skills across multiple settings should be the primary purpose of SST. Unfortunately, few children receive SST…
Descriptors: Autism, Program Effectiveness, Interpersonal Competence, Teaching Methods
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Bellini, Scott; Akullian, Jennifer; Hopf, Andrea – School Psychology Review, 2007
An emerging body of research demonstrates the effectiveness of video self-modeling (VSM) in addressing social, communication, and behavioral functioning of children with autism spectrum disorders. The primary purpose of this study was to examine the benefits of a VSM intervention in increasing the social engagement of young children with autism…
Descriptors: Intervention, Autism, Young Children, Interpersonal Competence
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Bellini, Scott; Peters, Jessica K.; Benner, Lauren; Hopf, Andrea – Remedial and Special Education, 2007
Social skills deficits are a central feature of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This meta-analysis of 55 single-subject design studies examined the effectiveness of school-based social skills interventions for children and adolescents with ASD. Intervention, maintenance, and generalization effects were measured by computing the percentage of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Autism, Interpersonal Competence, Meta Analysis
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Hume, Kara; Bellini, Scott; Pratt, Cathy – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2005
This study investigated families of children with autism spectrum disorders using early intervention and early childhood services, as well as the perceived efficacy and developmental outcomes related to the services and service delivery methods. Results indicated that a variety of recommended practices are not being used by families and…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods, Young Children