A quarter century of progress on the early detection and treatment of autism spectrum disorder

The last 25 years have witnessed tremendous changes in our ability to detect autism very early in life and provide interventions that can significantly influence children's outcomes

Geraldine Dawson

2013

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  • The last 25 years have witnessed tremendous changes in our ability to detect autism very early in life and provide interventions that can significantly influence children's outcomes
  • Whereas the primary mode of behavioral intervention a few decades ago relied on operant conditioning, recent approaches integrate the methods of applied behavioral analysis within a developmental, relationship-focused intervention model that are implemented by both parents and clinicians
  • Comprehensive synthesis of early intensive behavioral interventions for young children with autism based on the UCLA young autism project model
  • Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 11, 29–47.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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