An Evaluation of a Developmentally-Based Parent Training Program for Children With Autism
The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of a parent training program in the treatment of social and communication deficits in children with autism. Specifically, this study will evaluate a developmentally based parent delivered intervention in the community developed by Pacific Autism Center for Education (PACE).
- behavioral : Pacific Autism Center for Education (PACE ) developmentally based parent delivered intervention
Ages Eligible For Study:
- meets DSM-IV-TR criteria for an autism spectrum disorder (pervasive developmental disorder) on the basis of clinical evaluation and the research diagnostic methods - age range between 18 months and 6.11 years - male or female in good medical health - will be starting PACE parent training program - intends on continuing PACE program for a minimum of 12 weeks