Many individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) become dependent on prompts from adults. Prompt dependence limits a learner's ability to generalize the use of skills to new situations, activities, and with a variety of individuals. Time delay, an evidence-based intervention, is particularly effective at preventing prompt dependence. Time delay is a response-prompting procedure that focuses on fading the use of prompts during instructional activities. This module provides information on time delay.
- What's Included
- 36 pages
- Optional $20 certficate
- Identify prerequisite skills needed by learners with ASD before time delay can be implemented
- Identify the key components of a time delay trial
- Describe the steps for implementing constant and progressive time delay
- Explain the process of monitoring learner progress and how data are used to make decisions about increasing the time interval during teaching activities
- Describe the different ways in which time delay can be implemented across the school day
Purchasing certificates that validate successful completion of module will be available soon. More information about graduate credit and continuing education credit will be released as approvals are secured.