This paper explores the research looking at an intervention done with four preschool students with autism-like tendencies. Two of the students are on the autism spectrum and two students show autism-like tendencies and deficiencies. All four students struggled in social situations and play with their peers. The intervention provided for all four students was a checklist of skills needed to be successful in a social situation; group games, cooperative play and cleaning up. The article review discusses many supports provided and areas of need for young and adolescent students on the autism spectrum. The results of the intervention showed that three out of the four students did show improved social skills according to the preschool social skills checklist; one student maintained his current social skills.
Goerdt, Ellyn, "Using a Language and Literacy Intervention to Increase Autistic Students' Social Interactions with Peers" (2017). Master's Theses & Capstone Projects. 51.