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Social Communication

Research Bulletin Issue No. 7

By Middletown Centre for Autism with Rubin, Emily


This online document summarizes research regarding social communication in autism. It includes summaries of a number of studies examining different intervention approaches, including video modelling, social scripts, the SCERTS Model, power cards, and radio interviewing. Implications of the research findings for practitioners are listed.

The Middletown Centre for Autism has a mission “to improve and enrich the educational opportunities for children and young people with autism, to provide support, advice, guidance and training to their parents and the professionals who work with them throughout the island of Ireland.” It is jointly funded by Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

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Middletown Centre for Autism
Northern Ireland

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