Studies of Video Modeling Intervention for Children with Autism: A Review

Open Access
Alturkistany, Alaa Abdulahad
Graduate Program:
Special Education
Master of Science
Document Type:
Master Thesis
Date of Defense:
Committee Members:
  • Kathy L Ruhl, Thesis Advisor
  • Autism
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • ASD
  • video intervention
  • video modeling
  • video self-modeling
  • and VSM
The purpose of this literature review is to examine the effectiveness of video modeling interventions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Nine studies published between 2000 and 2013 met the inclusion criteria for this review. Two forms of video modeling were reviewed in this study: adult/peer modeling and self-modeling. The findings suggest that video modeling has been used to promote skills acquisition and these skills were generalized across settings and maintained over time. Descriptive summaries and outcomes for each study are provided, as well as suggestion for future research and implication for practitioners.