Title

Embedding Science Facts in Leisure Skill Instruction Conducted by Peer Tutors

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities

Volume

48

Issue

3

Publication Date

9-1-2013

First Page

400

Last Page

411

Abstract

This investigation evaluated the effectiveness of using peer tutors to teach a chained leisure skill (i.e., UNO card game) to three middle school students with disabilities using a simultaneous prompting procedure within a multiple probe design. The investigation also assessed whether the students with disabilities would acquire four unrelated science core content facts presented as nontargeted information during instructive feedback. Results indicated that all students met or made progress toward criterion on the leisure skill. In addition, two of the three students acquired all four core content facts.

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