This study explores how the use of video-modeling with children and youth who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can assist with improving social and communication skills, displaying desired behavior(s), and improving academic skills. It specifically focuses on using peer video-modeling to elicit the functional skill of washing hands at appropriate times for a thirteen-year-old male. Video-modeling is an evidence-based practice that is "hypothesized to tap into the visual learning style of individuals with autism" (Reichow & Volkmar, 2010).
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