Education & Treatment of Children

Education & Treatment of Children is a periodical featuring information concerning the development of services for children and youth. The magazine includes reports written for educators and other child care and mental health providers focused on teaching, training, and treatment effectiveness. Since it was founded in 1947, Education & Treatment of Children is published quarterly. The magazine is published by West Virginia University Press.Subjects for Education & Treatment of Children include: Medicine and Surgery; Education.

Articles from Vol. 31, No. 3, August

Addressing the Sexuality and Sex Education of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Abstract This paper addresses the need for sexuality education for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. It provides a brief overview of autism and Asperger's Syndrome as well as a summary of the existing literature regarding the sexuality...
An Investigation of the Academic Processing Speed of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Served in Public School Settings
Abstract Little is known about the academic processing speed (i.e., rapid automatic naming and academic fluency) of children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) served in public school settings. A cross-sectional design...
Clearing the Confusion: Response-to-Intervention as a Set of Principles
Abstract Response-to-intervention is a new method of service delivery being implemented in schools. However, the lack of emphasis on the flexible nature of Response-to-intervention and the varying descriptions of its features within the literature...
Clinical Considerations When Tailoring Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Young Children with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Abstract Research on the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy, and in particular, exposure with response prevention for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), has only been systematically evaluated in children and adolescents ages 7-17. These...
Contingent Access to Preferred Items versus a Guided Compliance Procedure to Increase Compliance among Preschoolers
Abstract Noncompliance with instructions is among the most common behavior problems exhibited by preschoolers. Although three-step guidance compliance procedures have been shown to be effective to increase compliance among some children, they may...
Effects of Adding Multisensory Components to a Supplemental Reading Program on the Decoding Skills of Treatment Resisters
Abstract A multiple-baseline across participants was used to analyze the effects of adding multisensory elements to an explicit, systematic phonics program on the reading achievement of six students identified as treatment resisters. Participants...
Evidence-Based Practices in Classroom Management: Considerations for Research to Practice
Abstract Classroom management is a critical skill area. Teachers should be trained and supported in implementing practices that are likely to be successful; that is, practices that are backed by evidence. The purpose of this paper is to describe...
Manuscript Guidelines
Education and Treatment of Children (ETC) is devoted to the dissemination of information concerning the development of services for children and youth. A Primary criterion for publication is that the material be of direct value to educators and other...
The Effect of a Teacher Report on the Sustainability of an Intervention to Facilitate Engagement by a Child with Developmental Delays
Abstract This case study reports the effect of teachers completing and posting an Engagement Report on maintaining their use of a behavioral intervention designed to facilitate the engagement of a pre-school child with developmental delays. The...
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