Benefits of adding precision teaching to behavioral interventions for students with autism

Richard M. Kubina, Rebecca Morrison, David L. Lee

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Abstract

Students with autism have a variety of learning characteristics that can provide challenges to teachers. Precision Teaching, a method providing frequent assessment of performance, facilitation of curricular decisions, and techniques for developing fluency, can help teachers enhance educational outcomes for students with autism. Teachers can use the techniques found in Precision Teaching to augment their current instructional methods. This article purposes to examine the potential benefits of adding Precision Teaching to behavioral interventions for children with autism. This paper will define Precision Teaching, and review its guidelines within the context of a hypothetical case study.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)233-246
Number of pages14
JournalBehavioral Interventions
Volume17
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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