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In this module, you will learn all about how to implement modeling, the different types of modeling procedures, and the benefits for each individual modeling procedure. In addition you will learn why modeling can be effective for teaching new skills to learners with autism.

Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour

  • What's Included
  • 22 pages
  • Pre/post-assessments
  • Optional $10 certficate
  1. Identify the different types of modeling
  2. List the prerequisite skills needed by a learner to benefit from modeling
  3. Identify how modeling can be used as a primer or a prompt
  4. Identify the necessary steps to be taking prior to implementing modeling with a learner
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the procedures involved while implementing modeling with a learner

Module Authors

Bobby Huffman, MA ABA

Bobby Huffman is an intervention and behavioral specialist for Jones Middle School in the Upper Arlington school district. Throughout his teaching career, Bobby has worked with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) ages 18 months to 12 years old in both the school and home settings using special interests to increase learning opportunities. Bobby received his master's degree in applied behavior analysis at The Ohio State University where he published research on using special interests in classroom settings. In addition, Bobby is a part-time research assistant for the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI).

Modules on this site are always free. If you would like proof of completion, you can purchase a certificate when you have successfully completed this module. The certificate will provide contact hours for this module.

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