When I want something, I have a whole dictionary of words to rely on to get my needs met. I can use verbs and nouns, as well as core and fringe words. Instead of just asking for “more”, I can ask for “more cheese” on my pasta, or “more mozzarella” (or parmesan). I like my Read more about Intermediate Requesting[…]
The ability to use communication to get basic needs met is of major importance to our students. Verbal requesting (AKA: manding) is a skill that we emphasize from the beginner all the way through to the advanced learner. It is an underlying theme taught in direct instruction, in NET and in play. Requesting should remain Read more about Teaching Verbal Requesting[…]
Here is an article about using an iPad to increase communication: http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/technology/maximizing-use-ipad?utm_source=social-media&utm_medium=text-link&utm_campaign=espeaks Read our post on Picture Communication here!