Video Models Prove Helpful to ASD Teens

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A new group therapy method has shown positive results in developing social skills in adolescents with high-functioning autism. A study published last year in the journal Exceptional Children found that when researchers provided students with tablets containing video models for social interactions, such as starting and sustaining conversations, the majority of students were able to retain and implement those skills through group practice — and continued to do so for months afterward.

Watch the video to learn more about this exciting study.

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