Enhancing Positive Behavioral Intentions of Typical Children towards Children with Autism
Silton, Nava R., Fogel, Joshua, Journal of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies
This experimental study examined the potential additive benefit of peer strategies (PS) and strengths information (SI) over descriptive and explanatory (D+E) information in enhancing typical children's behavioral intentions and cognitive attitudes towards children with autism. Participants were 158 typical students from fourth, fifth and sixth grades who were assigned to groups viewing videos about autism: Video I (D+E), Video II (D+E+PS), Video III (D+E+SI) or Video IV (D+E+PS+SI). Analyses indicated significant differences in positive behavioral intentions but no attitude differences after watching the videos. Participants who viewed videos incorporating peer strategies …
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Publication information: Article title: Enhancing Positive Behavioral Intentions of Typical Children towards Children with Autism. Contributors: Silton, Nava R. - Author, Fogel, Joshua - Author. Journal title: Journal of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies. Volume: 12. Issue: 2 Publication date: September 2012. Page number: 139+. © A.S.C.R. PRESS Sep 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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