Effects of Prompting on Skill Acquisition, Generalization, and Independence for Young Students with Autism
Date of Award
Project (696 or 796 registration)
Master of Science in Special Education
autism, prompting, generalization, effects
Extensive research is being conducted into understanding Autism and techniques have been discovered that are scientifically proven to produce positive results. Applied Behavioral Analysis is effective, but inconsistencies in practice has been noticed. A growing area of concern is prompt dependence for students. Various prompting types and effectiveness on acquisition of skills and independence are compared. Prompt dependency is a result that can be quite challenging for teachers for a multitude of factors including progress monitoring, and parent communication.
Snyder, Amanda J., "Effects of Prompting on Skill Acquisition, Generalization, and Independence for Young Students with Autism" (2019). Dissertations, Theses, and Projects. 297.