Self-Contained Classroom Unit 4 Assignment
In the video that I watched was a visual observation of a classroom for children with ASD.
Having accessibility, priming, structure, visual cues, v
What does the acronym of PENS refer to?
Priority of emotional needs
Priority educational needs
Performance of educational needs
Personal emotional needs
Instructor Explanation: The acronym PENS refers to Priority Educ
The communication system I chose to write about was Sign Language. Originally, sign language was used
for communication for people who are hearing-impaired, but it has also been used for children who have
language and developmental disabilities as a way t
Professor and Classmates,
This week our readings discussed different communication systems that can be utilized for
children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. A Voice Output Communication Aid, or VOCA, is an
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) d
A formal assessment is an assessment that is test based, like an evaluation that compares a the taker to
others (Myles, 2013). They have a specific standard based on a specific guideline for what
answers/outcomes are average and what constitutes as abnorm
What is another term for discriminative stimulus?
Instructor Explanation: Antecedent is another term for descriptive stimulus.
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What is the purpose of a functional behavioral assessment (FBA) and what are the key elements of an
The purpose of a functional behavioral assessment is to identify why someone has certin
behaviors. It relies on a variety of techniques and strategies
Seminar Option 2
What is Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and how can this be used to teach children with ASD
Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is the use of these techniques and principles to bring
about meaningful and posit
Environmental supports for a self-contained classroom
Environmental supports for a Self-Contained Classroom for Children with ASD
CE: 340 Intro to Autism Spectrum Disorder
Autism (ASD) is a lifelong developmental disorder that affect
Professor and Classmates,
This week our reading described different supports that can be used to help provide structure and
modify the home, school, and community for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It is
important to understand that t
When writing educational objectives, it is important for them to be:
all of the above
Instructor Explanation: When writing educational objectives it is important for them to be
The programs that I chose were Discrete Trial Training Interventions (DTT), Applied Behavioral Analysis
and P.E.C.S or Picture Exchange Communication.
ABA is a scientific approach to human behavior through observation and measurements used
Individuals with ASD struggle with social interactions, repetitive stereotyped patterns of behavior,
impaired verbal communication, and/or nonverbal communication, as well as sensory processing
disorders (Myles, 2013). Accommodations are n
The theory on the possible etiology (cause) of ASD that I want to discuss is the possibility of the
environment. Research says that one in 150 individuals in the United States is diagnosed with an Autism
Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (Myles, E.
Hello Professor and Class,
For this weeks discussion we are asked to analyze the different forms of assessments that may be
used when evaluating a child for an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of
Mental Disorders provided a
Describe the skills do you think Ayah is working on during this video clip.
What intervention strategies do you observe the educator to be using?
What changes might you make to this work session if you were working with Ayah to teach her n
When was the term autism first used by Eugen Bleuler?
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The primary treatment for autism includes programs that address several key areas of b
When working with children with ASD we need to take into consideration a multitude of factors for
instance the severity of their diagnosis, are they verbal or non-verbal and so forth. Like E.S Myles states
the onslaught of children being diagnosed with au
A well organized and predictable environment is often considered the most desirable condition for
individuals with ASD (Myles, 2013, pg. 122). When modifying the environment for a child with ASD its
necessary to assess what the child needs. By doing this,
UNIT 6 ASSIGNMENT/ CE640-01
WHAT IS AUTISM
Leslie and James Manoukian, 2015
Unit 6/ What is Autism
1.What is Autism?
2. What is the history of
3. How has autism changed
over the years?