Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Application of Behavioral and Educational Approaches of Early Intervention Practices

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Pareyaasiri Manason


The increased prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and its detection during the first 3 years of life have substantial relevance for early intervention. Recent estimates concerning the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) suggest that at least one in 88 children be affected. These groups of young children have important service needs. According to many researchers, intervention at early stage in the child’s development may have a greater chance for success for young children with autism, whist the behavioral and educational approaches are cited as the fundamental method of early intervention practices. The involvement of patients in implementing intervention strategies designed to help their young autistic children has long been accepted as helpful. The purpose of this article is to summarize current scientific information on the behavioral and education approaches of early intervention for young children with ASD and their families as these approaches are viewed as one of the effective approaches to teach young children with ASD.


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Manason, P. (2013). Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Application of Behavioral and Educational Approaches of Early Intervention Practices. Ramathibodi Medical Journal, 36(4), 287–292. Retrieved from
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