Outcome Studies & Treatment Critiques

Articles

Aldred, C., Green, J., & Adams, C. (2004). A new social communication intervention for children with autism: Pilot randomized controlled treatment study suggesting effectiveness. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 45, 1-11.

Anderson, S.R., Avery, D.L. DiPietro, E.K., Edwards, G.L., & Christian, W. P. (1987). Intensive home-based early intervention with autistic children: New developments in the treatment of persons exhibiting autism and severe behavior disorders. Education and Treatment of Children [Special Issue], 10, 352-366.

Ben-Itzchak, E., Lahat, E., Burgin, R. & Zachor, E.D. (2007). Cognitive, behavior and intervention outcome in young children with autism. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 29(5), 447-58.

Butter, E.M., Mulick, J.A. & Metz, B. (2006). Eight case reports of learning recovery in children with pervasive developmental disorders after early intervention. Behavior Interventions, 21(4), 227-243.

Cohen, H., Amerine-Dickens, M. & Smith, T. (2006). Early intensive behavioral treatment: Replication of the UCLA model in a community setting. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 27(2), 145-155.

Collaborative Work Group on Autistic Spectrum Disorders (1997). Best Practices for Designing and Delivering Effective Programs for Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Sacramento, California: California Departments of Education and Developmental Services.

Drew, A., Baird, G., Baron-Cohen, S., Cox, A., Slonims, V., Wheelwright, S., Swettenham, J., Berry, B., & Charman, T. (2002). A pilot randomized control trial of a parent training intervention for pre-school children with autism: Preliminary findings and methodological challenges. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 11, 266-272.

Eikeseth, S. (2001). Recent critiques of the UCLA young autism project. Behavioral Interventions, 16(4), 249-264.

Eikeseth, S., Smith, T., Jahr, E., & Eldevik, S. (2002). Intensive behavioral treatment at school for 4-to-7-year-old children with autism: A 1-year comparison controlled study. Behavior Modification (Special Issue: Autism), 26(1), 49-68.

Eikeseth S., Smith, T., Jahr, E., & Eldevik, S. (2007). Outcomes for children with autism who began intensive behavioral treatment between ages 4 and 7. Behavior Modification. 31(3), 264-278.

Eikeseth, S. (2009). Outcome of comprehensive psycho-educational interventions for young children with autism. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 30, 158-178.

Eikeseth S., Hayward, D.W., Gale, C.M., Gitlesen, J.P. & Eldevik, S. (2009). Intensity of supervision and outcome for preschool aged children receiving early and intensive behavioral interventions: A preliminary study. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. (3), 1.

Eldevik, S., Eikeseth, S., Jahr, E. & Smith, T. (2006). The effects of low-intensive behavioral treatment for children with autism and mental retardation. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 36, 211-224.

Eldevik, S., Hastings, R. P., Hughes, J. C., Jahr, E., Eikeseth, S. & Cross, S. (2009) Meta-Analysis of Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention for Children With Autism. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 38(3),439-450.

Fenske, E., Zalenski, S., Krantz, P., & McClannahan, L. (1985). Age at intervention and treatment outcome for autistic children in a comprehensive intervention program. Analysis & Intervention in Developmental Disabilities, 5, 49-58.

Green, G., Brennan, L., Fein, D. (2002). Intensive behavioral treatment for a toddler at risk for autism. Behavioral Interventions, 26, 69-102.

Harris, S., Handleman, J., Gordon, R., Kristoff, B., & Fuentes, F. (1991). Changes in cognitive and language functioning of preschool children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 21, 281-290.

Harris, S. & Handleman, J. (2000). Age and IQ at intake as predictors of placement for young children with autism: A four-to-six-year follow-up. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 30(2), 137-142.

Healy, O., O’Connor, J., Leader, G., & Kenny, N. (2008). Three years of intensive applied behavior analysis: a case study. Journal of Early and Intensive Behavior Intervention, 5(1), 11-29.

Howard, J. S., Sparkman, C. R., Cohen, H. G., Green, G. & Stanislaw, H. (2005). A comparison of intensive behavior analytic and eclectic treatment for young children with autism. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 26, 359-383.

Jocelyn, L.J., Casiro, O.G., Beattie, D., Bow, J., & Kneisz, J. (1998). Treatment of children with autism: A randomized controlled trial to evaluate a caregiver-based intervention program in community day-care centers. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 19, 326-334.

Kasari, C. (2002). Assessing change in early intervention programs for children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 32(5), 447-349-461.

Lovaas, O.I. (1987). Behavior treatment and normal educational and intellectual functioning in young autistic children. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 55, 3-9.

Lovaas, O.I. & Smith, T. (1989). A comprehensive behavioral theory of autistic children: Paradigm for research and treatment. Journal of Behavioral Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 20, 17-29.

Lovaas, O.I. (1993). The development of a treatment-research project for developmentally disabled and autistic children. Journal of Applied Behavioral Analysis, 26(4), 617-630.

Magiati, I., Charman, T. & Howlin, P. (2007). A two-year prospective follow-up study of community-based early intensive behavioural intervention and specialist nursery provision for children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 48, 803-812.

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McEachin, J.J., Smith, T. & Lovaas, O.I. (1993). Long term outcome for children with autism who received early intensive behavioral treatment. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 97, 359-372.

Myers, S.M., Johnson, C.P. & the Council on Children with Disabilities. (2007). Management of children with autism spectrum disorders. American Academy of Pediatrics, 120(5), 1162-1182.

Ozonoff, S. & Cathcart, K. (1998). Effectiveness of a home program intervention for young children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 28(1), 25-36.

Perry A., Cummings, A., Geier, J.D., Freemand, N.L., Hughes, S., et al. (2008). Effectiveness of intensive behavioral intervention in a large, community-based program. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. 2(4), pp. 621-642. 

Reed, P., Osborne, L.A. & Corness, M. (2006). Brief report: Relative effectiveness of different home-based behavioral approaches to early teaching intervention. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 37(9), 1815-1821.

Reichow, B. & Wolery,M. (2009). Comprehensive synthesis of early intensive behavioral interventions for young children with autism based on the UCLA Young Autism Project model. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39, 23-41.

Remington, B., Hastings, R. P., Kovshoff, H., degli Espinosa, F., Jahr, W., Brown, T., et al. (2007). A field effectiveness study of early intensive behavioral intervention: Outcomes for children with autism and their parents after two years. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 112, 418-438.

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Rogers, S.J. (1998). Empirically supported comprehensive treatments for young children with autism. Journal of clinical child psychology, 27(2), 168-179.

Rogers, S.J. & Vismara, L.A. (2008). Evidence-based comprehensive treatments for early autism. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 37(1), 8-38.

Rosenwasser, B. & Axelrod, S. (2001). The contribution of applied behavior analysis to the education of people with autism. Behavior Modification (Special Issue: Autism), 25(5), 671- 677.

Sallows, G.O. & Graupner, T. D. (1999). Replicating Lovaas’ treatment and findings: Preliminary results. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Autism Society of America, Kansas City, MO.

Sallows, G. O. & Graupner, T. D. (2005). Intensive behavioral treatment for children with autism: Four-year outcome and predictors. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 110, 417-438.

Salt, J., Shemilt, J., Sellars, V., Boyd, S., Coulson, T., & McCool, S. (2002). The Scottish Centre for Autism preschool treatment programme. II: The results of a controlled treatment outcome study. Autism, 6, 33-46.

Simpson, R. (1999). Early intervention with children with autism: The search for the best practices. The Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, 24(3), 218-221.

Smith, T. (1999). Outcome of early intervention for children with autism. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 6(1), 33-49.

Smith, T. (2001). Discrete trial training in the treatment of autism. Focus on Autism and Related Disorders, in press.

Smith, T., Eikeseth, S., Klevstrand, M., & Lovaas, O. I. (1997). Intensive behavioral treatment for preschoolers with severe mental retardation and pervasive developmental disorder. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 102, 238-249.

Smith, T., Groen, A., & Wynn, J. (2000). Randomized trial of intensive early intervention for children with pervasive developmental disorder. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 105(4), 269-285.

Smith, T. & Lovaas, O.I. (1997). The UCLA Young Autism Project: A reply to Gresham and MacMillan. Behavioral Disorders, 22, 202-218.

Smith, T. & Lovaas, O.I. (1998). Intensive and early behavioral intervention in autism: The UCLA young autism project. Infants and Young Children, 10(3), 67-78.

Smith, T., McEachin, J., & Lovaas, O.I. (1993). Comments on replication and evaluation of outcome. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 97(4), 385-391

Zachor, D.A., Ben-Itzchak, E., Rabinovich, A.L. & Lahat E. (2006). Change is autism core symptoms with intervention. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 1(4), 304-317.