Does culture matter in ABA-based autism interventions? Parent and professional experiences in the UK and China

Yini Liao, Karola Dillenburger, Ian Buchanan

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Abstract

The present study compared cultural differences in the UK and China in relation to Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)-based interventions for children with autism. In the UK, seven participants were interviewed (five professionals and two parents of children with autism). In China, eight participants took part in interviews (five professionals and three parents). Marked cultural and policy differences were found in the delivery of ABA-based early interventions for children with autism in the UK and China, e.g., home vs school programmes. The delivery of effective intervention programmes should accommodate issues arising from different cultural backgrounds is necessary for.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages19
JournalEuropean Journal of Behavior Analysis
Early online date27 Nov 2017
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Publication statusEarly online date - 27 Nov 2017

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  • Prizes

    Faculty poster award 2016

    Yini Liao (Recipient) & Dillenburger, Karola (Recipient), Jun 2016

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  • Patric McCrystal Poster Award

    Yini Liao (Recipient) & Dillenburger, Karola (Recipient), Nov 2014

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Student Theses

    Early Applied Behaviour Analytic Interventions for Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A cross-national study of the UK and China

    Author: Liao, Y., Apr 2017

    Supervisor: Dillenburger, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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