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ERIC Number: EJ853160
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
ISSN: ISSN-1547-0350
Effectiveness of Parent and Therapist Collaboration Program (PTCP) for Teaching Self-Care and Domestic Skills to Individuals with Autism
Cavkaytar, Atilla; Pollard, Elena
Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, v44 n3 p381-395 Sep 2009
The purpose of this study was to develop and determine the effectiveness of a Parent and Therapist Collaboration Program for teaching self care and domestic skills to individuals with autism with varying educational needs, age, and severity of disability. Three individuals with autism, one habilitation provider, and three parents participated in the study. A multiple probe design with probe conditions across skills was used in order to examine the effectiveness of independent variables on the dependent variable. The independent variable of the study was Parent and Therapist Collaboration Program (PTCP) for teaching self care and domestic skills for individuals with autism. Training is completed when the parents and therapists determine that they are proficient in the tasks explained during the meetings and home visits, including how to complete various recording forms for target skills and how to apply teaching methods. Result show that the PTCP was effective for teaching self-care and domestic skills to children with autism. (Contains 4 figures.)
Division on Developmental Disabilities, Council for Exceptional Children. DDD, P.O. Box 3512, Fayetteville, AR 72702. Tel: 479-575-3326; Fax: 479-575-6676; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A