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Jay B. Ganz; James E. Pustejovsky; Joe Reichle; Kimberly J. Vannest; Margaret Foster; April N. Haas; Lauren M. Pierson; Sanikan Wattanawongwan; Armando Bernal; Man Chen; Rachel Skov; S. D. Smith – Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2023
For children with autism or intellectual and developmental disabilities who also have complex communication needs, communication is a necessary skill set to increase independence and quality of life. Understanding the how, where, and communication style being taught is important for identifying deficits in the field as well as which interventions…
Descriptors: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Communication (Thought Transfer)
Ganz, Jay B.; Pustejovsky, James E.; Reichle, Joe; Vannest, Kimberly J.; Foster, Margaret; Haas, April N.; Pierson, Lauren M.; Wattanawongwan, Sanikan; Bernal, Armando; Chen, Man; Skov, Rachel; Smith, S. D. – Grantee Submission, 2022
For children with autism or intellectual and developmental disabilities who also have complex communication needs, communication is a necessary skill set to increase independence and quality of life. Understanding the how, where, and communication style being taught is important for identifying deficits in the field as well as which interventions…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
Norah M. Almubark – ProQuest LLC, 2024
Narrative is the art of conveying a sequence of causally and temporally linked events through monologic telling. Various functions can be served through narratives including sharing experiences, expressing ideas, providing entertainment, and imparting cultural or social values. Narrative language represents an authentic type of language that is…
Descriptors: Narration, Oral Language, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Intervention
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Shepley, Collin; Grisham-Brown, Jennifer; Lane, Justin D. – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2022
Multitiered systems of support provide a framework for matching the needs of a struggling student with an appropriate intervention. Experimental evaluations of tiered support systems in grade schools have been conducted for decades but have been less frequently examined in early childhood contexts. A recent meta-analysis of multitiered systems of…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Program Evaluation
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O'Neill, Tara; Light, Janice; Pope, Lauramarie – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this meta-analysis was to investigate the effects of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) interventions that included aided AAC input (e.g., aided AAC modeling, aided language modeling, aided language stimulation, augmented input) on communicative outcomes (both comprehension and expression) for individuals with…
Descriptors: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Communication Problems, Intervention, Outcomes of Treatment
Lauramarie Pope – ProQuest LLC, 2023
Many children on the autism spectrum struggle significantly in their early language development, entering kindergarten with little or no functional speech (Kasari et al., 2014; Rose et al., 2016). Naturalistic developmental behavioral interventions (NDBIs) are a promising approach for supporting early language and communication development for…
Descriptors: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Intervention, Behavior Modification
Moeyaert, Mariola; Yang, Panpan; Xu, Xinyun; Kim, Esther – Grantee Submission, 2021
Hierarchical linear modeling (HLM) has been recommended as a meta-analytic technique for the quantitative synthesis of single-case experimental design (SCED) studies. The HLM approach is flexible and can model a variety of different SCED data complexities, such as intervention heterogeneity. A major advantage of using HLM is that participant…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Case Studies, Research Design, Hierarchical Linear Modeling
Christa Newman – ProQuest LLC, 2023
There is a need for more research regarding school-based behavioral mental health services addressing problematic internalizing behaviors. The purpose of this quantitative study was to implement Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) combined with Check-in/Check-out (CICO) in an alternative educational setting and evaluate its effects on (a)…
Descriptors: Therapy, School Health Services, Mental Health, Behavior Problems
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Amy K. Heath; Jennifer B. Ganz; Richard Parker; Mack Burke; Jennifer Ninci – Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2015
Deficits in communication in people with disabilities are a major cause of challenging behaviors. Functional communication training (FCT) is one treatment developed to address both challenging behavior and instruction in replacement communicative behaviors by determining the function, or reason, the behavior occurs and developing a communication…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Disabilities, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Meta Analysis
Therrien, Michelle Christine Stephen – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Positive interactions with peers impact future success in many domains, including language development and relationship development. Children with complex communication needs (CCN), especially those with characteristics of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), confront many barriers to successful interactions with peers. These include personal barriers,…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Interaction, Communication Problems, Autism
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Bondebjerg, Anja; Dalgaard, Nina Thorup; Filges, Trine; Viinholt, Bjørn Christian Arleth – Campbell Systematic Reviews, 2023
Background: Class size reductions in general education are some of the most researched educational interventions in social science, yet researchers have not reached any final conclusions regarding their effects. While research on the relationship between general education class size and student achievement is plentiful, research on class size in…
Descriptors: Students, Special Education, Academic Achievement, Class Size
Renata Christina Gusmao-Garcia Williams – ProQuest LLC, 2022
This case study examined the experiences of administrators and teachers across two elementary schools in California in seeking to create sustainable, inclusion models. Specifically, the project focused on administrators' and teachers' perceptions of inclusion and what they identified as those instructional practices, school-wide systems, and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Inclusion, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
Thomas, Emma – ProQuest LLC, 2022
Supervision is critical to the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) because it improves the quality of services provided to the recipients of behavioral services which in turn increases client protection and helps to portray the field of ABA as one that is committed to socially significant behavior change (Britton & Cicoria, 2019; Brodhead…
Descriptors: Applied Behavior Analysis, Supervision, Feedback (Response), Behavior Change
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Kahveci, Gül; Ataman, Aysegül – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
Individuals with disabilities display problem behaviors frequently. This case study presents an analysis of the extent to which one student's pattern of multiple problem behaviors and the potential efficacy of Conjoint Behavioral Consultation (CBC) as a model for linking families, schools, and special education settings to address educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior, Special Education
Arneson, Amy – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This three-paper dissertation explores item cluster-based assessments, first in general as it relates to modeling, and then, specific issues surrounding a particular item cluster-based assessment designed. There should be a reasonable analogy between the structure of a psychometric model and the cognitive theory that the assessment is based upon.…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Test Items, Critical Thinking, Cognitive Tests
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