Parent-Implemented Interventions and Autism: A Meta-Analysis

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 4
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 8: Psychological Services for Students With Autism

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. learn the extent to which PMIs are effective in treating ASD.
  2. learn about which study, intervention, and participant characteristics moderated the effectiveness of PMIs.
  3. know more about how to conduct a meta-analysis.

Description

Do parent-mediated interventions (PMIs) work for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? This poster presentation will provide an update of the effectiveness of PMIs for children with ASD with improvement in the methodology of prior meta-analyses. Results indicate that parenting interventions are more effective than comparison groups. Participants will learn the extent to which PMIs are effective in treating ASD and which study, intervention, and participant characteristics moderated the effectiveness of PMIs.

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Presenter(s)

Wai Man Cheng, Brigham Young University
Timothy B. Smith, Brigham Young University
Tina M. Taylor, Brigham Young University

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