American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

Improvement of Restricted Interests and Adaptive Behavior in People with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Manuel Ojea RĂșa

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is characterized by deficits in reciprocal social behavior, communication, and behavioral flexibility that might be explained in terms of reduced perceptual similarity and that reduced perceptual similarity could also account for the difficulties that people with ASD have to adjust their behavior in the context. This study is a pre- post design of three groups (N= 15), which was carried out for 6 months, with the aim of comparing the effects of three different programs application to improve the the behavior adaptation to the environment of students with ASD. Results were analyzed using comparative standard statistical techniques. This analysis revealed that individuals with ASD found the highest post- intervention scores on adaptive behavior into Integrated Sensory Program group, in relation the another two study programs: A-B Behavior Program and Curricular Program.

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