The ability to imitate the actions of others is foundational to learning language, cognitive, self-help and social skills. Many children with autism do not learn to readily imitate the actions of others. Imitation training is a necessary component of many ABA programs. This training will provide a review of how to teach imitation skills to children with autism.
About This Course
Why Teach Imitation
Before You Begin
Steps for Teaching
Dr. Rhonda Davin is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 25 years of experience in the fields of developmental disabilities and autism. She has served the field as a teacher, college professor, consultant and expert witness. She started Behavior Consulting Services which provided direct behavior analytic services to children with autism and their families. She has supervised and mentored several behavior analysts and service providers currently practicing in the field today. Dr. Davin has also provided technical assistance for large scale organizational change efforts in the area of Positive Behavior Supports. Disclosure: Rhonda Davin, Ph.D., BCBA-D has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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