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Pennington, Robert C.; Delano, Monica E. – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2012
Historically, learners with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have not had access to the general education curriculum. Current legislation mandates that "all" children, including children with ASD, have access to and make progress in the general education curriculum. This article contains a review of the literature on writing instruction for…
Descriptors: General Education, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Writing Instruction
Delano, Monica E. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2007
The effects of a multicomponent intervention involving self-regulated strategy development delivered via video self-modeling on the written language performance of 3 students with Asperger syndrome were examined. During intervention sessions, each student watched a video of himself performing strategies for increasing the number of words written…
Descriptors: Written Language, Intervention, Asperger Syndrome, Writing Skills
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Delano, Monica E. – Remedial and Special Education, 2007
Video modeling interventions involve a child watching videotapes of positive examples of adults, peers, or him- or herself engaging in a behavior that is being taught. The purpose of this review was to examine empirical studies in which video modeling interventions were applied to individuals with autism. Nineteen studies published between 1985…
Descriptors: Autism, Intervention, Videotape Recordings, Models
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Delano, Monica E. – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2007
More empirical studies are needed that evaluate interventions to improve the academic functioning of students with Asperger syndrome (AS). The purpose of this exploratory study was to evaluate the use of Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) writing instruction (Graham, Harris, MacArthur, & Schwartz, 1991) with an adolescent with AS. A…
Descriptors: Asperger Syndrome, Writing Skills, Writing Improvement, Self Control
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Delano, Monica E.; Stone, Liz – Beyond Behavior, 2008
Many students identified with emotional or behavioral disorders have social skill deficits, often displayed as less mature or inappropriate social behavior. Students may have difficulty engaging in appropriate play or social interactions and may at times become aggressive. The inability to interact with others has a negative impact on academic…
Descriptors: Intervention, Social Behavior, Autism, Behavior Disorders
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Delano, Monica E.; Keefe, Liz; Perner, Darlene – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities (RPSD), 2009
All teacher preparation programs face serious challenges; however, programs that prepare teachers to work with students with extensive support needs face additional, unique challenges in preparing professionals to facilitate their students' development of functional skills and to ensure their access to the general education curriculum. The purpose…
Descriptors: Severe Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Teacher Education Programs, Course Content
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Whalon, Kelly J.; Al Otaiba, Stephanie; Delano, Monica E. – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2009
Legislation mandates that all children, including children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), be taught to read in ways that are consistent with reading research and target the five components of evidence-based reading instruction: phonemic awareness, phonics, reading fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension strategies. This review synthesized…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Research, Reading Fluency, Autism