This week we're looking at using picture activity schedules to increase play and social interactions. We spill the beans, break the ice, hide, seek, and jump into the wood chips all in the name of extending the literature on this excellent technology. And, without a visual schedule, we let Rob review an article with humorous results. Well, they would have been humorous, but he does all the editing.
Articles discussed this episode:
Betz, A., Higbee, T.E., & Reagon, K.A. (2008). Using joint activity schedules to promote peer engagement in preschoolers with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 41, 237-241. doi: 10.1901/jaba.2008.41-237
Brodhead, M.T., Higbee, T.S., Pollard, J.S., Akers, J.S., & Gerencser, K.R. (2014). The use of linked activity schedules to teach children with autism to play hide-and-seek. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 645-650. doi: 10.1002/jaba.145
Akers, J.S., Higbee, T.S., Pollard, J.S., Pellegrino, A.J., & Gerencser, K.R. (2016). An evaluation of photographic activity schedules to increase independent playground skills in young children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 49, 1-6. doi: 10.1002/jaba.327
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