A video-based package to teach a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder to write her name

Dennis William Moore, Angelika Anderson, Francesca Trecasse, Joanne Marie Deppeler, Brett Edward Furlonger, Robert Didden

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to trial a procedure involving point-of-view video modeling, backward chaining and reinforcement to teach a child with ASD to write her name. Video modeling and reinforcement were used to teach letter writing, and backward chaining to produce the complete name. A multiple baseline across behaviors design treating each letter as a different behavior established the effectiveness of the procedure for teaching letter writing and generalization data suggest the efficacy of backward chaining in teaching production of her name. Treatment integrity was satisfactory and a post-intervention questionnaire indicated the intervention was acceptable to the participant s mother. These findings suggest that point-of-view video modeling in combination with backward chaining and reinforcement may be an effective tool for teaching new academic skills.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)493 - 503
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities
Volume25
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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A video-based package to teach a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder to write her name. / Moore, Dennis William; Anderson, Angelika; Trecasse, Francesca; Deppeler, Joanne Marie; Furlonger, Brett Edward; Didden, Robert.

In: Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, Vol. 25, No. 5, 2013, p. 493 - 503.

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