Purpose DTT is a highly structured teaching method. It breaks down skills into small, manageable tasks. It’s often used for teaching basic skills such as language, social, and self-help skills.
Techniques The therapist presents a specific instruction or cue, the individual responds and then receives reinforcement if the response is correct. Repetition and positive reinforcement are key elements.
|Identify Clear Learning Objectives
|Create a Controlled Environment
|Present Clear Instructions
|Prompting and Cueing
|Variety in Tasks
|Generalization of Skills
|Review and Adjust
By following these steps, DTT provides a systematic and effective way to teach new skills, behaviors, and concepts to individuals with developmental disorders, ensuring a supportive and conducive learning environment.