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Prompting for Success: Any Skill Level, Any Setting is a Course

Prompting for Success: Any Skill Level, Any Setting

Time limit: 120 days

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Full course description

Course Introduction

This course discusses the use of prompts to teach skills and help individuals with ASD develop independence. We will also discuss the use of positive attention, block and ignore, and their use in a variety of settings.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the modules, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate across the hierarchy of prompts
  • Differentiate between appropriate opportunities for teaching versus implementing a behavioral protocol (i.e., errorless learning versus guided compliance)
  • Apply prompting techniques
  • Practice the use of positive attention
  • Discuss the situations where block and ignore should be used

Module Topics Include

  • Prompting
  • Block/Ignore and Positive Attention
  • Teaching with Prompts

Meet the Course Creators

HANDS in Autism® has emerged as a state-wide training and resource center making a significant impact in the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other special needs as well as their families and caregivers. The evidence-based behavioral and educational practices at the core of the HANDS curriculum have had noted feasibility and practicality to providers and other stakeholders across educational, medical/clinical, and home/community settings.


Length: 1 hour


HANDS in Autism


Credit: Certificate of completion


Audience: Public

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