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ERIC Number: EJ1036953
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 6
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-8855
Comparing Massed-Trial Instruction, Distributed-Trial Instruction, and Task Interspersal to Teach Tacts to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Majdalany, Lina M.; Wilder, David A.; Greif, Abigail; Mathisen, David; Saini, Valdeep
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v47 n3 p657-662 Fall 2014
Although massed-trial instruction, distributed-trial instruction, and task interspersal have been shown to be effective methods of teaching skills to children with autism spectrum disorders, they have not been directly compared. In the current study, we taught 6 children to tact shapes of countries using these methods to determine which would result in the quickest acquisition. Five of the 6 participants acquired the targets in the massed-trial condition before the other 2 conditions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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