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ERIC Number: EJ942506
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Sep
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISSN: ISSN-2154-1647
Effectiveness of Instruction Performed through Activity Schedules on Leisure Skills of Children with Autism
Cuhadar, Selmin; Diken, Ibrahim H.
Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, v46 n3 p386-398 Sep 2011
This study investigated the influences of instruction performed through activity schedules on engaging-in the schedule skill and fulfilling the activity skills of pre-school children with autism; along with investigating the influence of schedule observation and instruction on children's engagement in activities. Participants were three male pre-school children with autism aged between 4 and 6 who enrolled in a special education and rehabilitation center in Eskisehir in Turkey. Multiple probe design with probe conditions across subjects was implemented in the study. Findings revealed that instruction performed through activity schedules were effective in acquiring the engaging-in the schedule skill and fulfilling the activity skills of the pre-school children with autism. (Contains 1 figure.)
Division on Autism and 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 - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Preschool Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey