These Communication programs target talking to others for different purposes. These purposes include targets like advanced requesting, report, and directing.


3 to 5 mins presentation on theory concepts


Practical exemplars to demonstrate in phases


Additional information
on skills


Printable ABA tools to be used in lessons

Program Videos

Using pointing to indicate preferences

This program teaches student to use pointing, a non-verbal communication to communicate their preferences, and encourages them to communicate spontaneously by understanding the power of non-verbal communications.


This program teaches student to understand and use often-used gestures such as “stop” and pointing to communicate with others and to increase their ability to read social cues.

Non-Verbal Yes/No

This program teaches students to use head movements to indicate yes or no.

Choice Making

This phase teaches students to make choices when items are or are not present and in a variety of situations.

Asking Where Questions

This program teaches a student to ask “Where” questions under different circumstances.

Communication Temptations – Directing

Directing other people to follow instructions is a major skill for our students to get what they want. This allows our students to understand that they can use language to “control” other people which increases their motivation to communicate verbally. This program is designed to teach the student to provide different instructions to different adults […]

Communication Temptation: Where

The purpose of this program is to teach the student to ask “Where is ________?” when they are interested in finding someone or something.

Commenting Game

This program begins to teach a student to initiate making comments.