Working with Children with Autism

Plan for Generalization in the Community

Checking a box that a child masters a skill is not enough. Help the child use that skill in a variety of different settings and in different ways. This is the path to true success for that child. When creating a plan for generalization in the community, it’s important to carefully consider a variety of different components. Let’s dive in to what you need to know.

5 Ways To Increase Collaboration To Improve Generalization in School

Generalization in school requires getting the teacher on board unless the child spontaneously demonstrates the skill in the untrained setting. Teachers may resist an outsider offering advice or intruding on the classroom. This makes it difficult to ensure that skills generalize from settings outside of school to the classroom. Here we offer 5 ways to make this process easier.