Functional Communication Training (.5 Credit Hours)

Recording of Webinar Presented 9.9.15 | Presented by the Autism Circuit Team

Course description

Goals:

• Define functional communication training
• Identify skills to be taught using functional communication training
• Identify the steps for implementing functional communication training
• Locate resources

Definition:
Systematic practice to replace inappropriate behavior or subtle communicative acts with more appropriate and effective communicative behaviors or skills. First the interfering behavior is analyzed to determine its communicative function through functional behavioral assessment, and then a replacement behavior is taught to take its place.
 the Autism Circuit Team
the Autism Circuit Team

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