THE RESULT OF USING TUTORIAL PACKAGES INUSING COMMUNICATIVE LANGUAGE ON CHILDREN WITH AUTISMFOR SPECIAL EDUCATION CENTER OF PIBULSONGKRAM RAJABHAT UNIVERSITY DEMONSTRATION SCHOOL
The purposes of this research were to study the use of tutorial packages in using communicative language on preschool children with autism and to compare the ability of language usage of the children with autism before and after using the tutorial packages. The research samples were six preschool students with autism without disability and redundancy in Special Education Center at Pibulsongkram Rajabhat University selected using purposive sampling. Data collection instruments were tutorial packages which included planning for learning experience plans and recording of the score for the use of language developed by researchers. The sample students at the Special Education Center at Pibulsongkram Rajabhat University were tested before and after applying the instruments in the second semester of academic year 2015. The experiment lasted 30 minutes per time in 6 days (6 times a day) making a total of 36 times. The findings of this study were as follows: 1) Two students from preschool children with autism in group 1 who did not speak (Non Verbal) could communicate with the level located in the lower level than the threshold after using the teaching model to use the language. 2) Four students from preschool children with autism in group 2 who were able to speak (Verbal) could communicate at the very good level after using the teaching model to use the language. 3) The result of language usage of the preschool children with autism that had been using the teaching model to use the language to communicate before and after the experiment was different.
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