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ERIC Number: EJ1211200
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019-May
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2165-1434
Peer-Mediated Literacy-Based Behavioral Interventions: A Job Coaching Strategy for Secondary Students with ASD
Honsberger, Toby J.; Brady, Michael P.; Honsberger, Christine F.; Kearney, Kelly B.
Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, v42 n2 p99-110 May 2019
Many secondary students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are not taught employability skills and routines needed for competitive or supported employment in regular community environments. Literacy-based behavioral interventions (LBBIs) that combine print, pictures, and behavioral rehearsal are effective for promoting acquisition and maintenance of numerous skills, but have not been investigated as a job coaching intervention for individuals with ASD. In this study, a peer coworker was taught to deliver an LBBI guide to students with ASD as a job coaching intervention for three skills in an employment preparation routine: preparing and selling coffee in a work-site food truck. Results showed students' accuracy with the skills in the work routine increased, and maintained after the intervention.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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