The TEACCH Curriculum for Teaching Social Behavior to Children with Autism

  • J. Gregory Olley
Part of the Current Issues in Autism book series (CIAM)


Problems in relating to others or in the social aspects of any task are such familiar components of the autism syndrome that they are included in all definitions of the disorder (e.g., American Psychiatric Association, 1980; National Society for Autistic Children, 1978; Rutter, 1978). in fact, the term autism is an expression of these very problems. Thus, the need to teach social skills is a familiar and fundamental issue for those concerned with autism.


Social Skill Autistic Child Social Characteristic Structure Time Handicapped Child 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Gregory Olley
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  1. 1.Division TEACCHUniversity of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA

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