Increasing Participation and Following Instructions

Increasing Participation and Following Instructions is about working, playing, or being included in an activity in different settings. Specifically, the participation takes place away from a table and in the presence of several potential distractions.

Programs

Practical exemplars to demonstrate in phases

Articles

Additional information
on skills

Materials

Printable ABA tools to be used in lessons

Program Videos

Sitting Down to Start a Lesson

This is a learning to learn program. The purpose of the program is to have students willingly come and sit down to begin work. It also demonstrates how to deal with possible disruptive behaviors that may occur when students are instructed to go sit and work.

Following Out of Chair Instructions

This is a following instructions program. The purpose of the program is to have students learn to go away from the therapy area to retrieve items and return back to their chair. It also works to develop the student’s memory, scanning skill and overall participation.

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Materials