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ERIC Number: ED489930
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Apr-8
Pages: 126
Abstractor: Author
Reviews of Single Subject Research Designs: Applications to Special Education and School Psychology
Nevin, Ann I., Ed.
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The authors of this collection of research reviews studied how single subject research designs might be a useful method to apply as part of being accountable to clients. The single subject research studies were evaluated in accordance with the following criteria: Was the study applied, behavioral, reliable, analytic, effective, and generalizable? The topics represent a range of interests emerging from the individual author's background, experience, and curiosity. The importance of the topics is reflected in their reasons for uncovering the impact of various specialized interventions in terms of effects on special populations such as children with autism, ADHD, selective mutism, developmental delay, conduct disorders, and emotional handicaps. The types of interventions that were critiqued include The Good Behavior Game Plus Merit, peer tutoring, bullying prevention, early intervention for academic achievement, token reinforcement, audio support for reading comprehension, socialization training, group contingencies, different parenting styles to improve homework completion, and consultation procedures of school psychologists. The collection contains the following titles and authors: (1) The Effects of Selective Mutism on Participation (Gisela Timiraos); (2) The Effects of Peer Tutoring on Academic Performance for Children with ADHD (Jezel Guede); (3) The Effect of Early Academic Interventions on the Future Success of African American Children (Aniva Airy-Lumpkins); (4) The Effects of Audio Support on Reading Comprehension (Karina Alvarez); (5) The Effect of Different Parenting Styles on the Academic Achievement of School-Age Children (Carmen Alvarez); (6) Facilitating Appropriate Preschool Play by Improving Preschoolers' Social Skills and Linguistic Capabilities (Clare Loschner); (7) The Effects of Self-Recording on Self-Management for Students with Disabilities (Carolann Falkenberg); (8) The Effects of An Early Intervention Across Multiple Settings on the Conduct Disorder of Elementary Age School Children (Alyna Fernandez); (9) The Effects of An Intervention to Assist A Student with Developmental Delay to Remain on His Mat During Rest Time (Katrina Landa); (10) The Effects of Response Cost Within A Token Economy on The Conduct of A Young Boy with Developmental Delay (Liliana Salazar); (11) The Effects of the Good Behavior Game on Classroom Disruptive Behaviors (Out of Seat and Talking Out) In a Self-Contained Classroom for Students with Emotional Handicaps (Laurie Wacks); (12) The Effects of Peer Mediation on Academic Achievement and Social Interaction of School-Age Children (Iris Viera); (13) The Effects of Token Reinforcement Plus Response Cost on The Disruptive Behavior of Preschoolers At -Risk for ADHD (Luzmary Amesty); (14) Treatments for Relational Bullying Behaviors of Preadolescent Girls (Melissa Clark); (15) The Effects of Behavioral Interventions to Reduce Social Isolation/Inappropriate Behaviors of School Age Children with Autism (Eva Llaneras); (16) The Effects of Participation in Group Projects within the Classroom on the Socialization of Children with Autism (Alina Contino); (17) The Effects of Monitoring Intervention Implementation Integrity on Consultation Outcomes (Elyse Wasserman); and (18) The Effects of Consultant Behavior on Consultee Implementation of Interventions (Mirtha Santisi). [Individual papers contain references.]
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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