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Best Practice, Policy, and Future Directions: Behavioral and Psychosocial Interventions

Kara Hume and Samuel L. Odom

in Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780195371826
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199965212 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195371826.003.0084
Best Practice, Policy, and Future Directions: Behavioral and Psychosocial Interventions

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This chapter identifies behavioral and psychosocial interventions and comprehensive treatment models that have evidence of efficacy for learners with autism spectrum disorders. It describes the implications of implementation science for promoting the use of efficacious practices and models in programs, and highlights current challenges to the service provision based on evidence-based practices. The discussion covers efforts to identify efficacious practices; focused intervention practices; comprehensive treatment models; promoting the use of evidence-based practices and comprehensive treatment models; and future trends and directions.

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Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry ; Neurology ; Neuroscience

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