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Date of Award


Culminating Project Type

Starred Paper

Degree Name

Special Education: M.S.


Special Education


School of Education

First Advisor

Marc Markell

Second Advisor

Ramon Serrano

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Keywords and Subject Headings

Physical aggression, Autism, Behavioral Interventions


Chapter 1: Introduction

Behavioral interventions are positive and proactive strategies to help students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) gain behavior management skills. Behavior affects how students succeed in the classroom both academically and behaviorally. This review examines the positive effects of behavioral interventions for aggressive behaviors in students with ASD. Research states that physical aggression is more prevalent in individuals with ASD compared to any other developmental disabilities or typically developing peers.



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