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Naturalistic Developmental Behavioral Interventions

Empirically Validated Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Schribman, L.; Dawson, G.; Stahmer, A. C.; Landa, R.; Rogers, S. J.; McGee, G. G.; Kasari, C. with Ingersoll, B.; Kaiser, A. P.; Bruinsma, Y.; McNerney, E.; Wetherby, A.; Halladay A.


This online journal article describes Naturalistic Developmental Behavioral Interventions (NDBI), which combine techniques from both behavioral and developmental sciences. These interventions are implemented in natural settings, involve shared control between the child and therapist, and use behavioral strategies to teach developmental skills. It compares NDBI's to Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) methods.

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This online article is in English


Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v. 45 no. 8

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