Researchers Find Training Superior to Education Program for Parents of Children with Autism
Compared with a parent education program, a 24-week parent training program resulted in better behavioral outcomes in children with autism spectrum disorder, according to new study findings. In an accompanying editorial, Dr. Bryan H. King, of the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, wrote: “Although specific behavioral training was superior, both groups reported considerable improvement over baseline, suggesting that even regular intensive education about autism provided value to parents and translated to perceived behavioral improvements in their children.
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