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American Journal of Educational Research. 2020, 8(10), 779-786
DOI: 10.12691/education-8-10-7
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Using PEP 3 in Early Intervantion for Chidren with Autism Spectrum Disorders Ages 3-4 Years Old in Vietnam: Situation and Lesson

Do Thi Thao1, , Vo Thi Kim Hue2 and Tran Thi Bich Ngoc1

1Faculty of Special Education, Hanoi National University of Education, Hanoi, Vietnam

2The Inclusive Support Development Center, Quang Ngai City, Vietnam

Pub. Date: October 21, 2020

Cite this paper:
Do Thi Thao, Vo Thi Kim Hue and Tran Thi Bich Ngoc. Using PEP 3 in Early Intervantion for Chidren with Autism Spectrum Disorders Ages 3-4 Years Old in Vietnam: Situation and Lesson. American Journal of Educational Research. 2020; 8(10):779-786. doi: 10.12691/education-8-10-7


The paper had some theoritical reviews and studied the implementation on how to use PEP 3 tool in early intervention for 3-4 year old children in specialized schools. Amount of 86 teachers and 63 parents with children with autism spectrum disorders was involved in the study. Research results showed that: (1) the 3-4 year old period was a golden to develop cognitive, thinking, language-communication development as well as form desirable behaviors; (2) Verifying the level function of a child was essential in order to then make a decision of the matching intervention program to the child with appropriate goals and strategies; (3) PEP 3 early intervention program was accessible to teachers and parents on both transition assessment as well as exercises and playing activities for children; (4) Teachers and parents were awared about goals, meanings, contents and methods of PEP 3 during the early intervention; (5) although there were some advantages in using the program, teachers and parents still have met some difficulties such as lacking of knowledge, materials and training courses to facilitate to using PEP 3.

PEP 3 early intervention autism spectrum disorder (ASD) 3-4 year old chilren

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