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- TEACCH-Adult Agency Referral Form- This questionnaire is to be filled out by both the adult seeking intervention from TEACCH and the professional(s) who recommended the intervention. The form is simply a parent assessment of the child’s the abilities but also inquires about the child’s past supports and how they influenced the child.
- TEACCH Program: Slideshow- This slideshow presents the TEACCH program as a treatment method for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. TEACCH is based out of North Carolina, and this slideshow explains many of the program’s functions. The slideshow boasts some impressive stats, such as providing training to over 7,500 professionals throughout NC and the world.
- Intensive Integration Programs for Children with Autism- This document includes critical reviews of intensive behavior intervention programs for individuals on the autism spectrum. The critical reviews of these programs were conducted by Emergency Care Research Institution (ECRI) and the British Columbia Office for Health Technology Assessment (BCOHTA). The interventions examined include Lovaas Therapy, the Rutgers Autism Program, the TEACCH Program, the Denver Model, the LEAP Program, and the Autism Pre-School Program.
- Applying Structured Teaching Principles to Toilet Training by Susan Boswell and Debbie Gray- This document explains how one can use the principles of TEACCH to toilet train a child on the autism spectrum. The article details the difficulties children on the autism spectrum may have with toilet training and includes an informative step by step guide that directs a parent on how to complete an assessment of the child’s ability to use the toilet, to establish a visually supported routine, and number of answers to fixing specific problems such as being afraid of flushing.
- TEACCH-based Interventions for Families with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Outcomes of a Parent Group Training Study and a Home-based Child-parent Single Case Study- This extensive document details the study of two TEACCH-based intervention studies for children with ASD and their parents. The first study focuses on TEACCH-based parent group training, while the second study examines the outcomes of a home-based child-parent intervention. This document, although interesting, is difficult for the layman to understand due excessive jargon and due to the overall length of the text.
- TEACCH Client Questionnaire - This questionnaire was developed by the TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina. The questionnaire consists of 9 open-ended questions designed to evaluate the need for TEACCH intervention.
- TEACCH Intervention for Autism- This extensive, informative document provides the reader with a complete background of the TEACCH philosophy. The text describes the principles of TEACCH, the elements of structured learning, and research supporting TEACCH. The document also details a TEACCH study in Mumbai, India, which yielded positive results as researchers tested certain skills, such as daily living skills, self-engagement activities, and conceptual skills.
- TEACCH Parent of Adult Client Questionnaire- This assessment is to be filled out by the guardians of an adult enrolling into the TEACCH program. The questionnaire provides a real-world example of what to expect upon enrollment and the assessment inquires about the enrollee’s educational and behavioral history.
- Texas Guide for Effective Teaching TEACCH- This article provides an overview of the Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication Handicapped Children, otherwise known as TEACCH. The four main components of TEACCH are physical organization, scheduling, work systems, and task organization. This article concludes with a brief example of the implementation of TEACCH, and numerous summaries of studies relating to TEACCH.
- Critical Review: The Effectiveness of TEACCH on Communication and Behavior in Children with Autism- The objective of this paper is to evaluate the existing literature regarding the effectiveness of TEACCH on the communication and behavior of children on the autism spectrum. The critique focuses on a study of the impact of the home-programming aspects of TEACCH on developmental domains and behavior, and the impact of TEACCH on maladaptive and functional behaviors.
- The TEACCH Program in the Era of Evidenced Based Practice- This article explains why the TEACCH program falls under the category of evidence-based practice due to a redefining of the concept of evidence-based practice by the American Psychological Association. The text provides a brief history of evidence-based practices, an overview of the TEACCH program, and an evaluation of the different aspects of the TEACCH program relating to evidence-based practices.