publication . Article . Other literature type . 2014

Reducing maladaptive behaviors in preschool-aged children with autism spectrum disorder using the early start denver model.

Elizabeth eFulton; Elizabeth eFulton; Valsamma eEapen; Valsamma eEapen; Rudi eČrnčec; Amelia eWalter; Amelia eWalter; Sally eRogers;
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  • Published: 09 May 2014 Journal: Frontiers in Pediatrics, volume 2 (issn: 2296-2360, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Abstract
The presence of maladaptive behaviors in young people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can significantly limit engagement in treatment programs, as well as compromise future educational and vocational opportunities. This study aimed to explore whether the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) treatment approach reduced maladaptive behaviors in preschool-aged children with ASD in a community-based long day care setting. The level of maladaptive behavior of 38 children with ASD was rated using an observation-based measure on three occasions during the intervention: on entry, 12 weeks post-entry, and on exit (post-intervention) over an average treatment duration of 11...
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free text keywords: Pediatrics, autism spectrum disorder, Early Start Denver Model, maladaptive behavior, early intervention, efficacy, RJ1-570, Original Research, Social communication, Adaptive behavior, Clinical psychology, Care setting, Early start, Developmental psychology, Treatment duration, Psychology, medicine.disease, medicine, Long day, Treatment response
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