Training Issues Unique to Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Linda A. LeBlanc
  • Nicole Gravina
  • James E. Carr


Intensive early intervention training, discrete trials, transitions to new settings, environments and people, tactile defensiveness, difficulty initiating interactions and other factors specific to ASD will be covered. An emphasis on being aware of these specialized problems and how ABA methods have been developed to address them will be reviewed.


Autism Spectrum Disorder Problem Behavior Behavioral Support Picture Exchange Communication System Functional Communication Training 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Linda A. LeBlanc
    • 1
  • Nicole Gravina
    • 1
  • James E. Carr
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyAuburn UniversityAuburnUSA

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