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Document Type

Action Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Special Education)

Colleges & School

College Of Education And Leadership

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Autism in children; Autistic children--Behavior modification


The purpose of the intervention was to decrease the student's negative behaviors from 10-15 tantrums to one or two a day by using a picture schedule. The study would determine if by using a picture schedule this student's negative behaviors would decrease. The strategy had not been used with the student previously. The research question "Does using a picture schedule decreasing negative behavior of an autistic student?" was studied in the author's class with a single autistic student. The author of this paper considered it to be the best tool to use with this particular student.


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