From December 3rd, 2008

Early Intensive Behavioral Treatment Case Study

Early Intensive Behavioral Treatmentfor a Toddler with Autism: Case Study of OutcomeBy:Mary Ann CassellL. Fernando GuerreroJonathan TarboxRachel S. F. TarboxDoreen GranpeeshehCenter for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) This case study describes the course and outcome of EIBI for a toddler diagnosed with autism who achieved optimal outcomes. The participant in this case received approximately three years of EIBI, addressing complex social skills (e.g., perspective taking, reciprocal social interactions, etc.), and incorporating naturalistic teaching procedures in combination with discrete trial training. At the conclusion of EIBI, he achieved scores in the normal range on assessments of IQ, language, and adaptive behavior.…