Activity Schedules: Behavior Support Strategy That Ends Nagging
In this session, attendees will learn to create a substitute for verbal prompting called activity schedules. Attendees will learn how to use pictures, icons and words to build activity schedules and how to transition from one form to another. The attendees will learn when and how to integrate a timer into an activity schedule to support student’s skill performance. In addition, attendees will learn the ways that activity schedules can aid problem solving and increase social skills. Attendees will also learn how to tie these activity schedules to motivational systems that can be used in school, on job training sites and in the community. Attendees will learn how to adapt activity schedules to match the chronological age of the student even if a student’s functional level is lower than his or her chronological age. This session will be interactive and hands-on with examples of activity schedules to use as models.