Comparing Video Modeling and Graduated Guidance together and Video Modeling alone for Teaching Role Playing Skills to Children with Autism
Nurgul Akmanoglu, Mehmet Yanardag, and E. Sema Batu
Abstract: Teaching play skills is important for children with autism. The purpose of the present study was to compare effectiveness and efficiency of providing video modeling and graduated guidance together and video modeling alone for teaching role playing skills to children with autism. The study was conducted with four students. The study was conducted by using adapted alternative treatments design. Four kinds of data were collected during the study: effectiveness, efficiency, social validity, and reliability. Both teaching methods were found to be effective in teaching target skills to children with autism. Results of the study were compared with the literature and some recommendations were addressed in the study.