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Measures in intervention research with young children who have autism.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12463520     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this paper, the outcome measures used in intervention research with young children with autism were analyzed. Two types of literature were reviewed: reports evaluating specific intervention practices and reports of complete intervention programs. A description of the types of measures used in each literature source and measurement practices reported were analyzed and described. In addition, the intervention program literature was reviewed to determine whether factors that may mediate outcomes were measured. Finally, the literature was reviewed to identify instances in which multiple risk and opportunity factors were analyzed to account for variations in outcomes.
Mark Wolery; Ann N Garfinkle
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of autism and developmental disorders     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0162-3257     ISO Abbreviation:  J Autism Dev Disord     Publication Date:  2002 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-12-04     Completed Date:  2003-04-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7904301     Medline TA:  J Autism Dev Disord     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  463-78     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Special Education, Box 328, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Autistic Disorder / diagnosis,  rehabilitation*
Child, Preschool
Early Intervention (Education) / methods*
Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care) / methods*
Program Evaluation / methods
Research Design

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