Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Selective Hearing or Difficulty Processing: Do Students with Autism Process Written Information Quicker?
by Murphy, Thomas Patrick, M.A., Trinity Christian College, 2019, 42; 13882101
Abstract (Summary)

Autism spectrum disorder is a developmental disability that may affect communication, along with other areas. This study used three students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and ran for six week. During these six weeks, the researcher would give the students a new simple single step direction everyday. Using an altering treatment design, the direction was given verbally one day and written the next. The researcher took latency data in order to see which type of direction students responded to quicker. Overall, the students responded quicker to the verbal directions, as opposed to the written directions.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Baillie, Sara, Harkema, Rebecca
School: Trinity Christian College
Department: Special Education
School Location: United States -- Illinois
Source: MAI 81/4(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Special education
Keywords: Autism, Directions, Processing, Verbal, Written
Publication Number: 13882101
ISBN: 9781392473801
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