Study: Teens with Autism Can Build Social Skills By…Watching Videos?!

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A new group therapy method has shown positive results in developing social skills in adolescents with autism.

A study published 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 below to learn more about this exciting study.

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What exactly is video modeling? How does it work? And how can it help individuals on the autism spectrum? Get your questions answered about this evidence-based practice by checking out the next page!

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