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ERIC Number: EJ870438
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 46
ISSN: ISSN-0266-7363
The Rules Grid: Helping Children with Social Communication and Interaction Needs Manage Social Complexity
Devlin, Niall
Educational Psychology in Practice, v25 n4 p327-338 Dec 2009
This article introduces a new practical visual approach, the Rules Grid, to support children who have social communication and interaction needs. The Rules Grid involves a system whereby behaviours of concern can be broken down into smaller behavioural manifestations which in turn lead not only to problem identification and specification, but provide a visible structure to support behaviour change at a reasonably micro level. The paper provides an overview of the theory and research that support visual approaches before outlining some important examples of visual strategies. This is followed by a presentation of a single case study which illustrates how the Rules Grid could be used. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Language: English
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