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Hume, Kara; Dykstra Steinbrenner, Jessica; Sideris, John; Smith, Leann; Kucharczyk, Suzanne; Szidon, Kate – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Adolescents with autism spectrum disorder have limited participation in the transition planning process, despite the link between active participation and an improvement in postsecondary education and employment outcomes. The Secondary School Success Checklist was designed to support transition planning for adolescents with autism spectrum…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Check Lists
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Shepley, Sally B.; Ayres, Kevin M.; Cagliani, Rachel; Whiteside, Erinn – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Self-instruction is a pivotal skill that promotes independence and self-determination by allowing individuals to independently access prompts during the acquisition of new skills while decreasing the need for support from another person. Self-mediated video modeling (SMVM) and video self-prompting (VSP) are two methods of video-based…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Intellectual Disability, Video Technology, Independent Study
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Wynkoop, Kaylee Stahr; Robertson, Rachel E.; Schwartz, Rachel – Journal of Special Education Technology, 2018
Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID) often have deficits in independent living skills. One way to improve skills in this area is through the use of video modeling (VM) interventions. The purpose of the study was to compare the effects of two VM interventions and a third non-video-based intervention on…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Intervention, Daily Living Skills, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Shepley, Sally B.; Smith, Katie A.; Ayres, Kevin M.; Alexander, Jennifer L. – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
Self-instruction for individuals with an intellectual disability can be viewed as a pivotal skill in that once learned this skill has collateral effects on future behaviors in various environments. This study used a multiple probe across participants design to evaluate video modeling to teach high school students with an intellectual disability to…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Modeling (Psychology), Teaching Methods, Intellectual Disability
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Konrad, Moira; Clark, Kelly A.; Test, David W. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
Students with disabilities trail behind their peers without disabilities while in school, as well as in post-secondary outcome areas. Given that self-determination and enhanced academic skills are associated with improved post-school outcomes, one possible solution is to identify interventions that teach self-determination and academic skills…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Teaching Methods, Disabilities, Writing Instruction
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Feldman, Rebecca; Carter, Erik W.; Asmus, Jennifer; Brock, Matthew E. – Exceptional Children, 2016
The authors conducted 324 full-class-length observations of 108 high school students with severe disabilities in general education classes, focusing analyses on how often students were present during class and in proximity to peers without disabilities. Students were not present for a substantial proportion of the classes in which they were…
Descriptors: Severe Disabilities, High School Students, Mainstreaming, Inclusion
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Carter, Erik W.; Asmus, Jennifer; Moss, Colleen K.; Biggs, Elizabeth E.; Bolt, Dan M.; Born, Tiffany L.; Brock, Matthew E.; Cattey, Gillian N.; Chen, Rui; Cooney, Molly; Fesperman, Ethan; Hochman, Julia M.; Huber, Heartley B.; Lequia, Jenna L.; Lyons, Gregory; Moyseenko, Kerrie A.; Riesch, Lindsay M.; Shalev, Rebecca A.; Vincent, Lori B.; Weir, Katie – Exceptional Children, 2016
Enhancing the social and learning experiences of students with severe disabilities in inclusive classrooms has been a long-standing focus of research, legislative, and advocacy efforts. The authors used a randomized controlled experimental design to examine the efficacy of peer support arrangements to improve academic and social outcomes for 51…
Descriptors: High School Students, Severe Disabilities, Randomized Controlled Trials, Peer Relationship
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McKenney, Elizabeth L. W.; Stachniak, Catherine; Albright, Jordan; Jewell, Jeremy D.; Dorencz, Julie M. – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2016
An exploratory, observation-based study sought to strengthen understanding of the development of social communication skills that facilitate academic success, particularly within general education settings. Sixteen middle and high school students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), all of whom participated in at least one period per day of core…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Social Behavior, General Education
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Cihak, David F.; Wright, Rachel; Smith, Cate C.; McMahon, Don; Kraiss, Kelly – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of teaching functional digital literacy skills to three high school students with intellectual disability. Functional digital literacy skills included sending and receiving email messages, organizing social bookmarking to save, share, and access career websites, and accessing cloud storage to…
Descriptors: High School Students, Mental Retardation, Media Literacy, Curriculum Enrichment
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Mechling, Linda C.; Bryant, Kathryn J.; Spencer, Galen P.; Ayres, Kevin M. – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2015
Two different video-based procedures for presenting the passage of time (how long a step lasts) were examined. The two procedures were presented within the framework of video prompting to promote independent multi-step task completion across four young adults with moderate intellectual disability. The two procedures demonstrating passage of the…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Prompting, Moderate Mental Retardation, Young Adults
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Hochman, Julia M.; Carter, Erik W.; Bottema-Beutel, Kristen; Harvey, Michelle N.; Gustafson, Jenny R. – Exceptional Children, 2015
Although peer interaction takes on increased salience during adolescence, such social connections remain elusive for many high school students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This social isolation can be particularly prevalent within unstructured school contexts. In this study, we examined the effects of a lunchtime peer network intervention…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, High School Students, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Hochman, Julia M.; Carter, Erik W.; Bottema-Beutel, Kristen; Harvey, Michelle N.; Gustafson, Jenny R. – Grantee Submission, 2015
Although peer interaction takes on increased salience during adolescence, such social connections remain elusive for many high school students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This social isolation can be particularly prevalent within unstructured school contexts.In this study, we examined the effects of a lunchtime peer network intervention…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, High School Students, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders