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User-centered reading interventions for individuals with autism and intellectual disability

Dr Anita Yakkundi CBA ASSISTID Fellow at CBA co-authored a conference paper on user-centered reading interventions for individuals with autism and intellectual disability, which was published as a chapter in the e-book series “Studies in Health Technologies and Informatics. Individuals with autism and intellectual disability (ID) have complex learning needs and often have difficulty in acquiring reading comprehension skills using conventional teaching tools. Evidence based reading interventions for these learners and the use of assistive technology and application of behaviour analysis to develop user-centered teaching is discussed in this paper. Yakkundi, A., Dillenburger, K., Goodman, L. & Dounavi, A. (2017). User Centered Reading Intervention for Individuals with Autism and Intellectual Disability. Netherlands: IOS Press, Vol. 242, p. 249-256 8 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 242) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28873806

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