ERIC Number: EJ1036952
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
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The Use of Linked Activity Schedules to Teach Children with Autism to Play Hide-and-Seek
Brodhead, Matthew T.; Higbee, Thomas S.; Pollard, Joy S.; Akers, Jessica S.; Gerencser, Kristina R.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v47 n3 p645-650 Fall 2014
Linked activity schedules were used to establish appropriate game play in children with autism during a game of hide-and-seek. All 6 participants demonstrated acquisition of appropriate play skills in the presence of the activity schedules and maintained responding during subsequent phases. When the schedules were removed, responding decreased to baseline levels, demonstrating that the schedules controlled responding. Implications for future research on the use of activity schedules to teach social behavior are discussed.
Descriptors: Scheduling, Activities, Play, Games, Children, Autism, Teaching Methods, Maintenance, Responses, Social Behavior, Behavioral Science Research
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