Group 4 Created with Sketch.
Episode 60 of 114

Teaching Initiation of Communication to Students with Autism

Play Audio
Add to Playlist
Share Report
Snippets are a new way to share audio!
You can clip a small part of any file to share, add to playlist, and transcribe automatically. Just click the to create your snippet!
Top Snippets - Teaching Initiation of Communication to Students with Autism
Found on these Playlists
Add to Playlist
Full Description
Back to Top
Episode 60 focuses on how to teach students to initiate communication. Students with ASD struggle with initiation and often don't tell people what they need for want. Learning how to initiate is a specific skill that needs explicit instruction. This episode will get you started to teach it.
Highlights of Episode 60

Learn why initiation is such a critical life skill to teach explicitly
Review the steps of teaching initiation of requesting
Get tips on how to build independence in initiating through your instruction
Download a free poster (see Resources below) to remind staff to wait expectantly

Grab a transcript or read the post at
Autism Classroom Resources' Free Resource Library...
Want more information about the Special Educator Academy?
Join the Free Facebook Group


Send in a voice message: