Title

The Effects of a Visual Self-Management Strategy on the Academic and Behavioral Performance of Elementary Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)

Department

Psychology and Special Education

Date of Award

Spring 2015

Abstract

There is a pressing need in today???s classrooms to provide intensive support for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Literature has suggested that self-management interventions can be helpful for students with ASD, but lack in naming what specific strategies these may be. This study assessed students self-managing their own schedules to increase task accuracy, fluency, and time on task. Data were collected over a 2 month period, in a single subject multiple baseline design during the academic school year. The results showed that the implementation of self-management interventions does increase time on task and task accuracy. Implications and limitations for future research are discussed.

Advisor

Brittany Hott

Subject Categories

Education | Special Education and Teaching

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