ERIC Number: EJ1037029
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Sep
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Reference Count: 32
Comparing the Teaching Interaction Procedure to Social Stories: A Replication Study
Kassardjian, Alyne; Leaf, Justin B.; Ravid, Daniel; Leaf, Jeremy A.; Alcalay, Aditt; Dale, Stephanie; Tsuji, Kathleen; Taubman, Mitchell; Leaf, Ronald; McEachin, John; Oppenheim-Leaf, Misty L.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v44 n9 p2329-2340 Sep 2014
This study compared the teaching interaction procedure to social stories implemented in a group setting to teach social skills to three children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. The researchers taught each participant one social skill with the teaching interaction procedure, one social skill with the social story procedure, and one social skill was assigned to a no intervention condition. The teaching interaction procedure consisted of didactic questions, teacher demonstration, and role-play; the social story procedure consisted of reading a book and answering comprehension questions. The researchers measured participants' performances during probes, responses to comprehension questions, and responding during role-plays. The results indicated that the teaching interaction procedure was more efficacious than the social story procedure across all three participants.
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Interaction, Children, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Interpersonal Competence, Teaching Methods, Intervention, Questioning Techniques, Role Playing, Modeling (Psychology), Teacher Role, Story Reading, Responses, Instructional Effectiveness
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