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ERIC Number: EJ647208
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0162-3257
Brief Report: Imitation Effects on Children with Autism.
Escalona, Angelica; Field, Tiffany; Nadel, Jacqueline; Lundy, Brenda
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v32 n2 p141-44 Apr 2002
Twenty children with autism received either an imitative or contingently responsive interaction with an adult. The contingency condition appeared to be the more effective way to facilitate a distal social behavior (attention), whereas the imitative condition was a more effective way to facilitate a proximal social behavior (touching). (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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