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  • An evaluation of some programmes for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder in Auckland: Opportunities, contingencies, and illusions

    This research evaluates three educational programmes in the Auckland area for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The programmes evaluated were Autism Action Precision Teaching Centre (AAPTC) programme, intensive Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) home-based programmes, and mainstream pre-school and school education. The report describes each service, their cost and how effective the programmes were in providing education for children with ASD ending with recommendations and conclusions regarding educational programmes for children with ASD.

    Author(s): Rebecca Godfrey, Dennis Moore, Claire Fletcher-Flinn and Angelika Anderson, Auckland UniServices Limited, University of Auckland.

    Date Published: July 2002