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Project Title

Project Title

An interactive social tutoring system to improve and measure social goals for students with high functioning autism spectrum disorders

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Orenstein Davis, Naomi

Description

Description

This project develops and evaluates a software program using innovative interactive technology specifically designed to provide social skills training to kindergarten through 2nd grade students with high functioning autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The program provides teachers with a means to track and document students’ progress towards social goals and is accompanied by professional development tools for teachers. The Interactive Social Tutoring System: (1) targets social skills that are particularly affected in students with ASD, (2) may be applied at the individual student level, (3) provides self-paced learning with individualized adaptation and progression, (4) utilizes instructional software for interactive social tutoring, (5) provides performance tracking and student progress reporting, (6) provides teachers with on-going access to professional development and implementation support tools, and (7) is based on rigorous, experimental research establishing its benefits.

Funder

Funder

Department of Education

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

0

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2010-2011

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 4: Which Treatments And Interventions Will Help?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

4O. Not specific to Question 4 objectives

Project Link

Project Link

An interactive social tutoring system to improve and measure social goals for students with high functioning autism spectrum disorders (External web link)

Institution

Institution

3-C Institute for Social Development

State/Country

State/Country

North Carolina

Project Number

Project Number

H133S100053

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

An interactive social tutoring system to improve and measure social goals for students with high functioning autism spectrum disorders | 74995 | 2010 | H133S100053

 
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