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Social Stories (TM)

Social Stories (TM) DefinitionBecause of their lack of understanding of social cues or rules, people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often face challenges when having to respond to social behavior and engage in social interactions. Social narratives can teach new social skills and encourag...

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October 02, 2020

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Rules and Routines

Rules and Routines DefinitionMany students with autism (AU) rely on rules and routines to keep their environment predictable and, therefore, feel safer. Educational professionals and parents must understand the importance of rules and routines for individuals with autism and apply them in various...

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October 02, 2020

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Visual Schedules

DefinitionVisual schedules are an environmental support that accommodates the need for predictability and decreases anxiety about the unknown. Visual schedules take an abstract concept (i.e., time) and present it in a more concrete and manageable form using words and/or pictures. They serve t...

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October 02, 2020

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Chaining

Chaining DefinitionChaining is an instructional strategy grounded in applied behavior analysis (ABA) theory. Chaining is based on task analysis, in which individual steps are recognized as requirements for task mastery.Chaining breaks a task down into small steps and then teaches each step within...

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October 02, 2020

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Autism, Instruction, Behavior

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PRIMING

    Priming   Definition Priming is an intervention that helps prepare children for an upcoming activity or event with which they normally have difficulty. Priming can occur at home or in the classroom and is most effective if it is built into the child’s routine. How to Use ...

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September 09, 2020

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