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Functional Communication Training Using Image2Talk App to Reduce Problem Behaviours

Session 
P.01
Poster
  • Fiona Wilson
Summary

To use Functional Communication Training to reduce problem behaviours.

Method/Activities/Techniques

Functional communication training, environmental adaptions, skils teaching.

Results/Findings

Increasing the subjects functional communication skills significantly reduced problem behaviours.

Conclusions

Alongside the direct intervention of functional communication training to request a break the subject increased his prompted requests and his spontaneous requests. His overall use of image2talk on his iPad increased and his communication skills were generalized across his home and residential environments.

Level of Session 
General
Age Group 
Adolescent
Interest 
Special school