International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Effectiveness of a Training Program based on Enhanced Milieu Teaching (EMT) in Improving Social Communication among a Sample of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder in Jordan
Dr. Ahmed M.Al-Smadi, Ph.D.; Prof. Ibrahim A. El-Zraigat,Ph.D.

This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of a training program based on Enhanced Milieu Teaching (EMT) in improving social communication among a sample of children with autism spectrum disorder in Jordan. This study sample consisted of ( 4 ) children with Autism Spectrum Disorder aged between (6-10) years, were selected by deliberate manner. The researchers used the design of a single case study ( ABA ).To accomplish of the study objective the researcher was constructed (2) tools: Social Communication scale (34) items, and Enhanced Milieu Teaching Training Program to improving social communication and social interaction. Path analysis to children responses was used to answer the study questions. The result indicated that there is a statistically significant difference for the favor of posttest assessment to social communication scale due to Enhanced Milieu teaching program.

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