ERIC Number: EJ1065816
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
Using an Antecedent Art Intervention to Improve the Behavior of a Child with Autism
Kuo, Nai-Cheng; Plavnick, Joshua B.
Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, v32 n2 p54-59 2015
This study examined the effectiveness of an antecedent art intervention on reduction of off-task behavior for a 3-year-old child with autism. A single-case reversal design was used to show that one-on-one art task instruction occurring prior to large group instructional sessions produced decreased levels of off-task behavior when compared to baseline conditions. The results support previous antecedent-based interventions by demonstrating the effectiveness of an individualized art task as a procedure for reducing problem behavior.
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Child Behavior, Behavior Modification, Art Therapy, Intervention, Preschool Children, Art Activities, Instructional Effectiveness, Individual Instruction, Preschool Education, Special Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education
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