Purpose NET takes place in the individual’s natural environment, making it more likely that learned skills will generalize to everyday situations.
Methods Therapists embed learning opportunities into daily activities. For instance, during a meal, the therapist might work on communication skills, promoting the generalization of language in a real-life context.
|Embed Teaching Moments
|Use Natural Reinforcers
|Follow the Individual’s Pace
|Involve Natural Partners
|Data Collection and Progress Monitoring
|Modify and Individualize
By following these steps, NET provides a natural and effective way to teach new skills, encourage positive behaviors, and enhance social interactions in the individual’s everyday environment, fostering a seamless integration of learned skills into their daily life.