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ERIC Number: EJ599158
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Increasing the Social Behavior of Young Children with Autism Using Their Obsessive Behaviors.
Baker, Mary J.; Koegel, Robert L.; Koegel, Lynn Kern
Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, v23 n4 p300-08 Win 1998
A study analyzed whether obsessive behavior could be used functionally as the theme of an appropriate social game and whether the game would increase social interactions between three children (ages 5-8) with autism and their peers. Results indicated that after being taught a socially appropriate game, social interactions increased dramatically. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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