Extending instructional protocols to teach complex tact, intraverbal and listener responding repertoires for students with autism, this training will review protocols for teaching tacts of actions, two or multiple word component tacts, tacts and listener responding by feature, function and class, tacts of adverbs, adjectives, and prepositions, intraverbal webbing, responding to yes/no questions, . Additionally, the training will address the role of the tact in acquisition of other complex verbal skills such as responding to yes/no questions, use of the tact for intraverbal training, and use of joint control procedures as an aide in recall tasks. For each protocol, teaching procedures, and data collection will be reviewed. The session will include competency based activities. In order to obtain credit for this training, all participants much complete all competency activities.
Participants are expected to have mastered the content of the Intensive Skill Training on Applied Behavior Analysis for Students with Autism prior to registering for this training.
- Procedures for delivering instructional protocols for advanced tact training including tacts of actions, two component tacts, tacts of feature function and class, tacts of adverbs, adjectives, and prepositions
- Use of joint control procedures to teach multiple component discriminations and responding to yes/no questions.
- Use of tact prompt strategies to teach intraverbal responding related to conversational skills
Consultants and internal coaches serving students with autism in sites supported by PATTAN’s Autism Initiative ABA Supports.
Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.