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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2019, Vol. 15(6) 33-50

The Effects of Home-based Responsive Teaching Curriculum on Interactional Behaviors of Mothers and Their Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Mixed Design Study in Turkey

Özlem Toper, İbrahim Halil Diken, Sezgin Vuran & Gerald Mahoney

pp. 33 - 50   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2019.215.3   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1907-01-0003

Published online: December 08, 2019  |   Number of Views: 31  |  Number of Download: 67


Abstract

The effectiveness of Responsive Teaching (RT) Early Intervention Program which is one of the relationship-focused interventions (RFI) on five children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their mothers was studied. The study was conducted in “Mixed Research Design” in which both quantitative and qualitative data were collected. Quantitative data of the study were collected through single group pretest-posttest model and qualitative data were collected from field notes, diaries, video analyses and interviews. Findings gathered from pretest and posttest quantitative results revealed that the RT program was effective on interactive behaviors of five children with ASD and their mothers. Qualitative results supported the quantitative findings and revealed that mothers stated they became more sensitive and responsive to their children behaviors by using RT strategies.

Keywords: Relationship-focused interventions, Responsive teaching, Autism spectrum disorder, Mixed design.


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Toper, O., Diken, I.H., Vuran, S. & Mahoney, G. (2019). The Effects of Home-based Responsive Teaching Curriculum on Interactional Behaviors of Mothers and Their Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Mixed Design Study in Turkey . International Journal of Progressive Education, 15(6), 33-50. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2019.215.3

Harvard
Toper, O., Diken, I., Vuran, S. and Mahoney, G. (2019). The Effects of Home-based Responsive Teaching Curriculum on Interactional Behaviors of Mothers and Their Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Mixed Design Study in Turkey . International Journal of Progressive Education, 15(6), pp. 33-50.

Chicago 16th edition
Toper, Ozlem, Ibrahim Halil Diken, Sezgin Vuran and Gerald Mahoney (2019). "The Effects of Home-based Responsive Teaching Curriculum on Interactional Behaviors of Mothers and Their Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Mixed Design Study in Turkey ". International Journal of Progressive Education 15 (6):33-50. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2019.215.3.

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