Children With Autism Video Analysis

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Autism is a developmental disability, that over the past few years the numbers of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder have been growing at a fast pace. It is estimated that children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder are one in 88 children (Cardon, 2012). Children diagnosed with autism face difficulties in developing daily living skills independently (Rayner, 2011) Also children with autism may lack of motor skills, which can be addressed by the participation in physical activities, as well as play (Yanardag, Akmanoglu, Yilmaz 2013). The absence of social skills in children with autism, resembles in the lack of social interaction; as well as the failure to normal social development with the same age group peers (Sani-Bozkurt,…show more content…
The population aim for these studies are children with ages ranging from 2 to 10 years old. Throughout 6 research journals, video prompting techniques are used to teach a variety of skills. To teach play skills, the video prompting method is used in different settings. In aquatic therapy, the video clip showed to the participants, requested them to pretend three aquatic play skills movements, such as a kangaroo, cycling and a snake to improve their motor performance (Yanardag, Akmanoglu, Yilmaz 2013). Efficiency and effectiveness of pretend play included video modeling method, to study the response of children with autism, when a typical develop peer preformed the skills in a video clip (Sani-Bozkurt, Ozen 2015). Imitation is essential to develop social and play skills. In this study, each caregiver independently showed pre-recorded clips of themselves performing a one-step action such as; “Let’s play” or “Let’s clean up” to their child. Each child was given 10 seconds to respond to the prompt, if the child did respond, the next action clip will be presented (Cardon, 2012). Response chains through video model imitation, was developed for children who did not benefit from the video modeling method alone. The children watched the clip continuously two times, afterward they moved to a table with the completed toy structure in a picture and the task was to complete the toy by matching the picture (Tereshko, Macdonald, Ahearn
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