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dc.contributor.authorO'Hora, Denis
dc.date.accessioned2016-05-18T16:19:59Z
dc.date.available2016-05-18T16:19:59Z
dc.date.issued2010-09-26
dc.identifier.citationGould, E,Tarbox, J,O'Hora, D,Noone, S,Bergstrom, R (2011) 'Teaching children with autism: a basic component skill of perspective-taking'. Behavioral Interventions, 26 :50-66.en_IE
dc.identifier.issn1099-078X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10379/5820
dc.descriptionJournal articleen_IE
dc.description.abstractPerspective-taking is an area of human functioning that is rarely studied by behavior analysts but likely entails a complex repertoire of verbal and relational behavior. Perspective-taking is generally acknowledged to be an important skill for successful social functioning and a significant amount of research has documented deficits in these skills in individuals with autism. However, little previous research has examined behavioral intervention procedures for remediating these deficits. The current study evaluated the effectiveness of a multiple exemplar training procedure for teaching three children with autism to identify what other people can see, a simple component skill of perspective-taking. All participants demonstrated generalization to novel table-top tasks but generalization to natural environment probes was less consistent. Results are discussed in terms of the behavioral history required to develop perspective-taking repertoires, as well as for the development of effective interventions. Descriptors: Perspective-taking, autism, Theory of Mind, conditional discrimination, and multiple exemplar training.en_IE
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dc.publisherWileyen_IE
dc.relation.ispartofBehavioral Interventionsen
dc.subjectHigh-functioning adultsen_IE
dc.subjectJoint attentionen_IE
dc.subjectExecutive functionen_IE
dc.subjectMinden_IE
dc.titleTeaching children with autism: a basic component skill of perspective-takingen_IE
dc.typeArticleen_IE
dc.date.updated2016-05-17T08:28:56Z
dc.identifier.doi10.1002/bin.320
dc.local.publishedsourcehttp://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bin.320en_IE
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dc.local.contactDenis O'Hora, Dept Of Psychology, Nui Galway. 5126 Email: denis.ohora@nuigalway.ie
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