Sonoyama Shigeki

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Sonoyama Shigeki
The University of Shimane
Faculty of Humanities and Education
Job title
PhD(Education)(University of Tsukuba)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Professor, The University of Shimane
Apr 1999
Dec 2001
Professor, Faculty of Welfare and Nursing, Seinan Jo Gakuin University
Apr 1995
Mar 1998
Associate Professor, Faculty of Welfare and Nursing, Seinan Jo Gakuin University


Apr 1981
Mar 1988
Disability Sciences, Graduate School, Division of Special Education, University of Tsukuba
Apr 1979
Mar 1981
Graduate School, Division of Education, Osaka Kyoiku University
Apr 1975
Mar 1979
Course for Teachers of Mentally Retarded Children, Faculty of Education, Osaka Kyoiku University

Published Papers

Shimoyama, Mae;Iwasa, Kazunori;Sonoyama, Shigeki
Journal of Intellectual Disability Research   62(11) 931-940   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
[BACKGROUND] People with intellectual disabilities are more likely than people in the general population to experience life events associated with an increased risk of mental health problems. However, there has been little research in Japan on the...
The effects of selection and intervention in social play based on an ecological assessment of a child with autism spectrum disorder at a kindergarten
Fujiwara, Aya;Sonoyama, Shigeki
Journal of Special Education Research   7(1) 47-56   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Implementing a song as a reward for transition from free-play time to a group activity
Sato, Kumi;Sonoyama, Shigeki
Music Therapy Today   14(1) 38-50   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
奥村真衣子;園山, 繁樹
Japanese Journal of Disability Sciences   42(1) 91-103   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
<p>The purpose of this study was to elucidate the difficulties in school life faced by students with selective mutism (SM) and to examine more desirable forms of support. We employed a questionnaire survey for persons with SM on their difficulties...
岩本佳世;野呂文行;園山, 繁樹
Japanese Journal of Disability Sciences   42(1) 1-15   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
<p>In the present study, we examined the effects of interdependent group-oriented contingency interventions regarding morning preparations on all students, and on students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Each targeted class had 32 students, a...
趙成河;園山, 繁樹
Japanese Journal of Disability Sciences   42(1) 227-236   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
<p>The present study reviewed previous research on the prevalence of selective mutism to provide an overview of evidence-based references and estimate its prevalence rate. Of the previous research published in English or Japanese academic journals...
カナダにおける選択性緘黙に対する治療アプローチーMcMaster Children's Hospitalの視察を通してー
松下浩之;左藤久美;趙 成河;奥村真衣子;酒井貴庸;下山真衣;園山繁樹
山梨障害児教育学研究紀要   12 106-116   Feb 2018
藤原あや;園山, 繁樹
自閉症スペクトラム研究   15(2) 25-35   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
趙成河;園山, 繁樹
自閉症スペクトラム研究   15(2) 37-50   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
A behavioural study exploring the use of originally composed songs to encourage children at a Japanese day treatment facility to transition between activities
Sato, Kumi;Sonoyama, Shigeki
New Zealand Journal of Music Therapy   15 95-117   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Cho, Sungha;Sonoyama, Shigeki
Journal of Special Education Research   6(1) 45-53   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
<p>The current study used a liquid fading procedure to establish milk consumption in a child with autism spectrum disorder. Before the study started the participant was still drinking powdered infant formula and had refused to switch to whole milk...
障害科学研究   41(1) 195-208   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
園山繁樹;趙 成河;倉光晃子
障害科学研究   41(1) 173-182   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
園山繁樹;趙 成河
人間と文化   1(1) 117-124   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
A Review of Activity Schedules for Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Cho, Sungha;Sonoyama, Shigeki
Journal of Special Educational Research   5(2) 65-76   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Effects of Using Activity Schedules With a Child With Autism: A Case Study
The Japanese Journal of Special Education   51(3) 279-289   Dec 2013   [Refereed]
The present study examined effects of picture activity schedules on the smoothness and spontaneity of transitions between activities by a child with autism. The participant was a boy 5 years old at the start of the study, who had been diagnosed as...
Participation in Riddle Games: A Case Study With a Child With an Autistic Spectrum Disorder
The Japanese Journal of Special Education   51(2) 157-167   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
The present study examined the possibility of promoting social interactions of a child with an autistic spectrum disorder by teaching him spontaneous answering behavior for riddles that the boy did not know the answer to. The intervention was intr...
Using Video Clips to Explain Emotional States and Their Causes: Training a Child With a Pervasive Developmental Disorder
The Japanese Journal of Special Education   50(2) 151-160   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
The present study examined effects of question-and-answer training of a 10-year-old boy with a pervasive developmental disorder, in which video clips were used to explain to him about emotional states and their causes. In the training sessions, th...
The Current Situation and Challenges of Early Childhood Special Education in Korea
障害科学研究   36 107-119   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
The present study was aimed to take a view of the current status of the early childhood special education in Korea, and to introduce the content. As for the law related to special education in Korea, previous "special education promotion law" is a...
Use of Embedded Instructions in Early Childhood Inclusion in the United States: A Review
The Japanese Journal of Special Education   49(3) 283-292   Sep 2011   [Refereed]
The present report investigated processes and strategies for developing embedded instructions for children with special educational needs in inclusive early childhood educational settings in the United States, focusing on Activity Based Interventi...


Japanese Journal of Behavior Analysis   30(2) 120-121   2016   [Invited]
Symposium on the Situation and Agenda for Supporting People With Disabilities After the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Japanese Journal of Behavior Analysis   27(1) 2-15   Jul 2012
This symposium was held at the J-ABA 29th Annual Convention at Waseda University on September 19, 2011.
知的障害・自閉症児の地域生活スキルの指導 : 中国の「特殊教育社区化」と日本の事例(自主シンポジウム61,日本特殊教育学会第48回大会シンポジウム報告)
園山, 繁樹;裴, 虹;劉, 佳芬;陸, 雪萍;渡部, 匡隆
特殊教育学研究   48(5) 478-479   Jan 2011
福祉心理学研究   7(1) 12-17   Jul 2010   [Invited]
福祉心理学研究   6(1) 36-42   May 2010   [Invited]

Books etc

松下浩之;園山繁樹;裴虹;雨貝太郎 (Part:Supervisor, 自閉症儿童成人指導指南「同伴游戏」)
浙江科学技术出版社   Jun 2018   
海老原朱美;園山繁樹;裴虹;雨貝太郎 (Part:Supervisor, 自閉症儿童成人指導指南「洗涤」)
浙江科学技术出版社   May 2018   
松下浩之;園山繁樹;裴虹;雨貝太郎 (Part:Supervisor, 自閉症儿童成人指導指南「大运动」)
浙江科学技术出版社   Jun 2018   
倉光晃子;園山繁樹;裴虹;雨貝太郎 (Part:Supervisor, 自閉症儿童成人指導指南「人际关系」)
浙江科学技术出版社   Jun 2018   
奥村真衣子;園山繁樹;裴虹;雨貝太郎 (Part:Supervisor, 自閉症儿童成人指導指南「打扫」)
浙江科学技术出版社   Nov 2017   ISBN:9787534179235
下山真衣;園山繁樹;裴虹;雨貝太郎 (Part:Supervisor, 自閉症儿童成人指導指南「精细运动」)
浙江科学技术出版社   Nov 2017   
村本浄司;園山繁樹;裴虹;雨貝太郎 (Part:Supervisor, 自閉症儿童成人指導指南「理解」)
浙江科学技术出版社   Nov 2017   
藤原あや;園山繁樹;裴虹;雨貝太郎 (Part:Supervisor, 自閉症儿童成人指導指南「饮食」)
浙江科学技术出版社   Jul 2017   
雨貝太郎;園山繁樹;裴虹 (Part:Supervisor, 自閉症儿童成人指導指南「交通」)
浙江科学技术出版社   Mar 2017   
复旦大学出版社   Oct 2016   

Conference Activities & Talks

野口幸弘;倉光晃子;水町卓典;並川敦弘;森口哲也;松田修二;園山, 繁樹
日本福祉心理学会第16回大会   8 Dec 2018   
障害のある人の力を引き出す教具開発-個人の特性に合ったLow-Tech教具の作成と指導法- [Invited]
2018国际发展性障碍儿童融合教育与辅具应用论坛   13 Oct 2018   中国残疾人康复协会智力残疾康复专业委员会
藤原あや;園山, 繁樹
日本特殊教育学会第56回大会   22 Sep 2018   
奥村真衣子;園山, 繁樹
日本特殊教育学会第56回大会   22 Sep 2018   
倉光晃子;柘植雅義;園山, 繁樹
日本特殊教育学会第56回大会   22 Sep 2018