Increasing independence is a key to success at home and in the community. Acquiring new skills leads to more independence. Increased independence leads to more options and better outcomes in the community and at home. Providing structure within physical space and tasks is an excellent strategy for increasing independence.
Structured Teaching or TEACCH Overview
Examples of Structured Tasks
Limiting and using appropriate cueing or prompting is key to independence. A prompting hierarchy outlines the types of prompts in order from least to most supportive.
Prompting Hierarchy Visual
Prompting Hierarchy Descriptions