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Studies of Other Factors that Influence COMPASS Outcomes

Research Articles on Influences of Compass Consultation Outcomes

The Effects of Consultation on Individualized Education Program Outcomes for Young Children With Autism: The Collaborative Model for Promoting Competence and Success
DOI: 10.1177/10538151103829732010 32: 286
Journal of Early Intervention
Lisa A. Ruble, Nancy J. Dalrymple and John H. McGrew


  1. What two variables predicted COMPASS outcomes?
  2. How were they measured?

Analysis of Parent, Teacher, and Consultant Speech Exchanges and Educational Outcomes of Students With Autism During COMPASS Consultation
Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation
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  1. What relationship does the type of speech exchange have on immediate outcomes?
  2. What about long term, child goal attainment outcomes?

Preliminary Investigation of the Sources of Self-Efficacy Among Teachers of Students with Autism
Focus Autism Other Developmental Disabilities
DOI: 10.1177/10883576103973452011 26: 67
Lisa A. Ruble, Ellen L. Usher and John H. McGrew


  1. What was the association between teacher self-efficacy and stress and burnout?
  2. How might stress and burnout affect outcomes?

Teacher and Child Predictors of Achieving IEP Goals of children with Autism

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities
Lisa A. Ruble and John H. McGrew


  1. Which teacher variables explained student outcomes?
  2. Which student variables explained student outcomes?
  3. What was the most important variable and why do think so?

Mechanism of change in COMPASS Consultation for Students with Autism

Journal of Early Intervention
Lisa A Ruble, John H. McGrew, & Michael D. Toland


  1. What does the term “mechanisms of change” refer to and why is it important?
  2. What variables underlie the success of COMPASS?
  3. How might these variables be amplified or applied in other interventions?