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Mousavi S V, Azadi Manesh P, Sadeghi S, Shalani B, Momeni F. Social Stories on Increasing Social Skills of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. mejds. 2019; 9 :90-90
URL: http://jdisabilstud.org/article-1-597-en.html
1- University of Guilan
2- University of Shahid Beheshti
3- University of Razi
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Background & Objective: Based on the passion of autism spectrum disorder children to social story, it is important way to handle them and learn relation to them. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of social stories on increasing social skills of children was with autism spectrum disorder.
Methods: Method of study was experimental and pretest–posttest design with control group. The statistical population was 10 students with autism spectrum disorder (8–11 years, son) was born in Kermanshah (Western of Iran). They randomly selected were located in two experimental and control groups. The experimental group received 35 sessions of 30–minute sessions and was conducted during two and a half months, while the control group did not receive such training. Both group were evaluated by social communication questionnaire (SCQ) in two pre–test and post–test and by use of independent samples t–test. 
Results: The results showed that the use of social story on the experimental group has a significant effect in improving their social skills (p<0.05). 
Conclusion: The results of this research can be concluded that the use of social stories can be an appropriate way to improve the social skills of children with autism spectrum disorder.

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Type of Study: Original Research Article | Subject: Rehabilitation
Received: 2015/11/22 | Accepted: 2016/01/10

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