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Open Access Dissertation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Education (also CAGS)
Year Degree Awarded
Month Degree Awarded
Michael P Krezmien
Special Education and Teaching
Recent federal legislation mandate that students with autism (ASD) be educated within the general education environment and held to high standards of achievement. Many interventions exist to teach language skills to children with ASD. Most have been developed in clinics or segregated settings, and have not been demonstrated as effective within general education classrooms. This research assessed the effectiveness of an intervention to teach two students with ASD to mand (request) within the general education classroom. Generalization and maintenance of independent manding (requesting) skills will be assessed. Both students learned to mand within the natural environment and demonstrated maintenance and generalization of the skill.
McIntire, Jennifer L., "Teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorder to Mand Within the Inclusive Classroom" (2016). Doctoral Dissertations. 781.