Kansas Technical Assistance System Network (TASN)
provides technical assistance to support school districts’ systematic implementation of evidence-based practices.

ABA and Verbal Behavior Programming: Basic Skills

Verbal Behavior Resources:  Basic Skills / Object Sort

This page provides resources to support the implementation of verbal behavior for students with autism or
other complex needs who present limited or absent tact (labeling) and mand (requesting) repertoires. These resources will cover conceptual skills, protocols, and methods to teach early social interaction that is necessary to establish basic skill sets for such students.

***We would like to give special thanks to PaTTAN.net, Mike Miklos and Amiris DiPuglia for giving us permission to share these materials with Educators in Kansas.

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