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Stephen M. Edelson, Ph.D. and Lenny Schafer
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This online survey study examined early intervention providers’ knowledge and training needs surrounding evidence-based practices for autism spectrum disorder. Findings support specific knowledge gaps and training needs (e.g., practices for addressing challenging behaviors, strategies for working with children with limited communication skills) and suggest developmental specialists who provided special instruction services may have greater training needs than speech-language pathologists.
[Article appeared in Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities]