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Transforming engagement: a case study of building intrinsic motivation in a child with autism (2016)
Journal Article
Emerson, A., & Dearden, J. (2017). Transforming engagement: a case study of building intrinsic motivation in a child with autism. British Journal of Special Education, 44(1), doi:10.1111/1467-8578.12137. ISSN 0952-3383

This longitudinal case study of 10 year old girl with autism and severe communication impairment measures the impact of the MORE (Means, Opportunities, Reasons and Expectations) approach to enhancing engagement and communication proposed by Emerson a... Read More

Accommodating to motor difficulties and communication impairments in people with autism: the MORE intervention model (2013)
Journal Article
Emerson, A., & Dearden, J. (2013). Accommodating to motor difficulties and communication impairments in people with autism: the MORE intervention model. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 7, doi:10.3389/fnint.2013.00045. ISSN 1662-5145

Motor impairment in individuals with autism potentially impacts on their development in all spheres. This paper is particularly concerned with people with severe communication impairments suggesting that recognition of the impact of motor impairments... Read More