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D.M., Shanker, S., Stieben J. Learning
Through Interaction in Children with
Autism: Preliminary Data from a
published online September 26, 2011.
THAILAND: Pajareya K,
Kopmaneejumruslers K. A
pilot randomized controlled trial of
DIR/Floortime parent training
intervention for pre-school children
with autistic spectrum disorders. Autism,
published online before print, June 13,
CANADA: Dionne M,
Martini R. Floor
Time play with a child with autism: A
single-subject study. Revue
canadienne d'ergotherapie, juin 2011,
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