A pilot randomised controlled trial of a group based social skills intervention for adults with autism spectrum disorder

A pilot randomised controlled trial of a group based social skills intervention for adults with... •Both social skills training and facilitating positive social interaction may lead to benefits for adults with ASD.•Social skills training showed no benefits over facilitated interaction, although more research is needed to confirm this.•The use of active control groups is recommended to control for non-specific aspects of an intervention. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders Elsevier

A pilot randomised controlled trial of a group based social skills intervention for adults with autism spectrum disorder

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Publisher
Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
1750-9467
eISSN
1878-0237
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.rasd.2017.08.001
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Abstract

•Both social skills training and facilitating positive social interaction may lead to benefits for adults with ASD.•Social skills training showed no benefits over facilitated interaction, although more research is needed to confirm this.•The use of active control groups is recommended to control for non-specific aspects of an intervention.

Journal

Research in Autism Spectrum DisordersElsevier

Published: Nov 1, 2017

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