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Grygas Coogle, Christan; Ottley, Jennifer R.; Rahn, Naomi L.; Storie, Sloan – Journal of Early Intervention, 2018
A multiple-probe, single-case design was used to determine the effects of bug-in-ear eCoaching on teachers' use of two targeted naturalistic communication strategies and focus children's responses to these strategies. Results indicated that bug-in-ear eCoaching enhanced teachers' use of communication strategies and the appropriate responses of…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Beginning Teachers, Special Education Teachers
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Schertz, Hannah H.; Call-Cummings, Meagan; Horn, Kathryn; Quest, Kelsey; Law, Rhiannon Steffen – Journal of Early Intervention, 2018
A qualitative study of three parents and their toddlers with autism was conducted to investigate the communicative functions underlying parent-toddler interactions and how the instrumental or social nature of one partner's actions influenced the other's engagement. Parent-child interaction videos collected from a separate intervention study were…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Social Development, Child Development
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Yoder, Paul J.; Ledford, Jennifer R.; Harbison, Amy L.; Tapp, Jon T. – Journal of Early Intervention, 2018
A simulation study that used 3,000 computer-generated event streams with known behavior rates, interval durations, and session durations was conducted to test whether the main and interaction effects of true rate and interval duration affect the error level of uncorrected and Poisson-transformed (i.e., "corrected") count as estimated by…
Descriptors: Computation, Child Behavior, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention
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Xu, Yun; Yang, Jian; Yao, Jing; Chen, Jun; Zhuang, Xiangxiang; Wang, Wenxiang; Zhang, Xiaoli; Lee, Gabrielle T. – Journal of Early Intervention, 2018
The purpose of this study was to pilot test the effects of a culturally adapted early intervention influenced by the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) on reduction of autism symptoms and severity categorization for young children with autism spectrum disorders in China. Participants were randomly assigned to either the control or intervention…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pilot Projects, Early Intervention, Young Children
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Barton, Erin E.; Ledford, Jennifer R. – Journal of Early Intervention, 2018
Children with disabilities often have deficits in imitation skills, particularly in imitating peers. Imitation is considered a behavioral cusp--which, once learned, allows a child to access additional and previously unavailable learning opportunities. In the current study, researchers examined the efficacy of contingent reinforcement delivered…
Descriptors: Reinforcement, Imitation, Play, Child Behavior
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Green, Katherine B.; Gallagher, Peggy A.; Hart, Lynn – Journal of Early Intervention, 2018
Math skills are critical for children's future success in school, as school-entry math knowledge is the strongest predictor of later academic achievement. Although there is a recent increase of literature on math with young children, there is a scarcity of research related to young children with disabilities. This quasi-experimental study with 50…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Learning Disabilities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematics Instruction
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de Sam Lazaro, Stephanie Lynn – Journal of Early Intervention, 2017
Population changes, legislative changes, time and cost constraints, and practitioner and family perceptions each affect the delivery of early intervention services. This pilot project examined current evaluation practices used with the birth to 3 population. The role of norm-referenced and authentic assessment tools in the eligibility…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Evaluation Methods, Performance Based Assessment, Eligibility
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Lund, Emily M.; Kohlmeier, Theresa L.; Durán, Lillian K. – Journal of Early Intervention, 2017
The prevalence of both bilingual children and children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is growing rapidly, and early childhood educators may be increasingly likely to encounter bilingual children with ASD in their classrooms. Because ASD significantly affects communication, many parents and professionals may have questions or concerns about…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Monolingualism, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Pentimonti, Jill M.; Justice, Laura M.; Yeomans-Maldonado, Gloria; McGinty, Anita S.; Slocum, Laura; O'Connell, Ann – Journal of Early Intervention, 2017
The focus of the present work was to examine teachers' use of dynamic processes when implementing static language lesson plans that explicitly required teachers to employ scaffolding strategies so as to differentiate instruction. Participants were 37 preschool teachers and 177 children in their classrooms. Videotaped classroom observations were…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Individualized Instruction, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children
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McLeod, Ragan H.; Hardy, Jessica K.; Kaiser, Ann P. – Journal of Early Intervention, 2017
Closing the vocabulary gap for young children at risk for reading and language delays due to low socioeconomic status may have far reaching effects, as the relationship between early vocabulary knowledge and later academic achievement has been well-established. Vocabulary instruction for young children at risk for reading and language delays…
Descriptors: Play, Intervention, Vocabulary, Preschool Children
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McBride, Brent A.; Curtiss, Sarah J.; Uchima, Kelly; Laxman, Daniel J.; Santos, Rosa M.; Weglarz-Ward, Jenna; Dyer, Wm. Justin; Jeans, Laurie M.; Kern, Justin – Journal of Early Intervention, 2017
The purpose of this exploratory study was to examine early intervention (EI) service providers' perceptions of the roles played by fathers in services, as well as their perceptions of the barriers that limit fathers from being engaged in the services provided for families of children with disabilities. A total of 511 EI service providers…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Fathers, Early Intervention, Parent Role
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Ozen, Arzu; Ergenekon, Yasemin; Ulke-Kurkcuoglu, Burcu – Journal of Early Intervention, 2017
The current study investigated the relation between simultaneous prompting (SP), computer-assisted instruction (CAI), and the receptive identification of target pictures (presented on laptop computer) for four preschool students with developmental disabilities. The students' acquisition of nontarget information through observational learning also…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Small Group Instruction, Prompting, Developmental Disabilities
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Richards, Jeffrey A.; Gilkerson, Jill; Xu, Dongxin; Topping, Keith – Journal of Early Intervention, 2017
This study investigated whether parent perceptions of their own and their child's levels of talkativeness were related to objective measures recorded via the Language Environment Analysis (LENA) System. Parents of 258 children aged 7 to 60 months completed a questionnaire on which they rated how much they and their child talked. Six months…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Interpersonal Communication, Parent Attitudes, Child Language
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Zimmerman, Kathleen N.; Ledford, Jennifer R. – Journal of Early Intervention, 2017
Social narratives (e.g., Social Stories™) are common antecedent-based interventions promoted for the purposes of improving prosocial behaviors and reducing challenging behavior for children with and without disabilities. Although they are commonly prescribed and used, their effectiveness has almost exclusively been assessed for children with…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Personal Narratives, Intervention
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Twardzik, Erica; MacDonald, Megan; Dixon-Ibarra, Alicia – Journal of Early Intervention, 2017
Services offered through Part C of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act improve cognitive, behavioral, and physical skills for children less than 3 years old at risk for or with a disability. However, there are low enrollment rates into services. Various Lead Agencies oversee services through Part C, and states determine…
Descriptors: Enrollment Rate, Early Intervention, Federal Legislation, Equal Education
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