PRT targets pivotal areas of development, like motivation and social initiation, that, when improved, lead to widespread positive changes in various behaviors.
Techniques Focus is on reinforcing selfinitiated attempts and interests. Therapists use natural reinforcers related to the individual’s interests to promote learning and skill generalization.
|Identify Pivotal Areas
|Set Clear Goals
|Create a Supportive Environment
|Utilize Natural Reinforcers
|Use Reinforcement Strategies
|Promote Self Initiation
|Enhance Communication Skills
|Teach Self Regulation
|Incorporate Child’s Interests
|Promote Social Interactions
|Data Collection and Progress Monitoring
|Involve Caregivers and Peers
|Continuous Assessment and Adjustment
By following these steps, PRT aims to enhance pivotal areas of development, leading to improvements in a wide range of behaviors and skills, including communication, social interactions, and self-regulation, for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.