Potential benefits of mand programming. Motivation for communication Motivation for approaching listeners Condition listeners as reinforcers Can be transferred to other operants Students can learn to respond to echoic and motor models. Targets before/during/after mands. But….
Rhiannon on the way up to the playground
-Tolerating others being in control of reinforcers (a number of things may challenge a student’s rigid expectations)*
-Responding to prompts
-Tolerating/fixing others’ confusion
Those 2 data sheets CAN capture:
-rate of each mand
-types of prompts required
-responsiveness to prompts
*Many teachers fail to recognize student non-responsiveness or resistance.