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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Randomized controlled trial of applied behavior analysis early intervention for children with autism from 2000 to 2017

 AuthorYearParticipantsIntervention Measure Outcome Main therapist


 Patients Control Patients Control
Hardan et al. [13]2015ASD with language deficit, 2 to 6 years old (n=27)ASD with language deficit, 2 to 6 years old (n=26)Pivotal response treatment parent training group+community treatmentPsychoeducation group+community treatment1)Utterance 2)Adaptive communication skillSignificantCaregiver
Brian et al. [14]2017Suspected or confirmed ASD, 17 to 30 months old (n=30)Suspected or confirmed ASD, 16 to 30 months old (n=32)Social ABCs+service as usualService as usual1)Vocal communication 2)Shared positive affectSignificantCaregiver
Dawson et al. [12]2010Autistic disorder or PDD, 18 to 30 months old (n=24)Autistic disorder or PDD, 18 to 30 months old (n=24)The early start denver model-therapist and parents mediated, ABA basedCommunity- intervention1)IQ 2)Adaptive behavior 3)Autism diagnosisSignificantTherapist, parent

ABA: applied behavioral analysis, ASD: autism spectrum disorder, PDD: pervasive developmental disorder

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