Date of Award
MSEd in Physical Education
Kinesiology, Sport Studies and Physical Education
This synthesis reviews the literature on strategies for encouraging positive social engagement in physical education for children with high-functioning autism and Asperger’s syndrome. The types of interventions looked at in this synthesis included the use of task analysis, social stories, video modeling and other interventions that have been used to help with the development of the social skills necessary to be successful in their environment. The results showed that these interventions have a positive effect on increasing positive social engagement among children with high-functioning Autism and Asperger’s syndrome. It is concluded that the interventions examined implemented in a physical education setting to help increase positive social engagement.
Paasch, Ashley, "Strategies for Encouraging Positive Social Engagements in Physical Education for Children with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger's Syndrome" (2018). Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Synthesis Projects. 57.