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Fading

FadingDefinition Fading, an applied behavior analysis strategy (ABA), is most often paired with prompts, another ABA strategy. Fading refers to decreasing the level of assistance needed to complete a task or activity. When teaching a skill, the overall goal is for the student to eventually eng...

Updated on

October 02, 2020

Topic

Autism, Instruction, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Prompting

Prompting DefinitionPrompting is a means to induce an individual with added stimuli (prompts) to perform a desired behavior.  Prompting is provided when an ordinary antecedent is ineffective, and is extensively used in behavior shaping and skill acquisition. It provides learners with assistan...

Updated on

October 02, 2020

Topic

Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Choice Making

    Choice Making   Definition Choice making is an effective intervention for increasing the active participation of individuals with autism.  For example, providing choice-making opportunities has demonstrated successful outcomes to manage problem behavior.  Choices indicating per...

Updated on

October 02, 2020

Topic

Autism, Instruction, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Shaping

Shaping DefinitionShaping is the use of reinforcement of successive approximations of a desired behavior. Specifically, when using a shaping technique, each approximate desired behavior that is demonstrated is reinforced, while behaviors that are not approximations of the desired behavior are...

Updated on

October 02, 2020

Topic

Autism, Instruction, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Positive Reinforcement

    Positive Reinforcement   Definition: Reinforcement is a process in which a consequence, a reinforcer, is given following a desired behavior to increase the likelihood or maintain that the behavior  under similar conditions . How to Use: The following steps are used in rei...

Updated on

October 02, 2020

Topic

Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages