Effects of video modeling on social initiations by children with autism

CK Nikopoulos, Mickey Keenan

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We examined the effects of a video modeling intervention on social initiation and play behaviors with 3 children with autism using a multiple baseline across subjects design. Each child watched a videotape showing a typically developing peer, and the experimenter engaged in a simple social interactive play using one toy. For all children, social initiation and reciprocal play skills were enhanced, and these effects were maintained at 1- and 3-month follow-up periods.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-96
JournalJournal of Applied Behavior Analysis
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2004


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