In recent years, a significant increase has been observed in the number of studies on autism spectrum disorder in the field of special education. The fact that today ASD is among the most common developmental disorders is one of the main reasons for this situation. Also, However, the reasons of autism spectrum disorder are still unknown and inadequate results from treatment are among the other important reasons.
In this study, the effect of MIRTE DILKOZEM education model on the development of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder was investigated. The study was carried out with a total of 16 children with a diagnosis of ASD attending a special education rehabilitation center in Istanbul in the 2019-2020 academic year. Observations were made in a special education and rehabilitation environment and at home. Development follow-up form, AGTE and DENVER 2 tests were used to collect data in the study. In line with the results obtained in the study, it was been determined that MIRTE DILKOZEM is an effective model that contributes to the development of children with ASD, especially language/cognitive development and social skills/self-care development.
Children with special needs, ASD, MİRTE DILKOZEM, Development