Time is a critical yet neglected dimension of instructional effectiveness. The purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview of instructional pacing and its applications for students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The presenter will define instructional pacing, including key elements such as wait-time and inter-trial-interval; summarize research on instructional pacing for students with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities; and outline recommendations for practitioners drawn from pacing research, including ways to implement brisk instructional pacing to increase learning and prevent challenging behavior.
August 6 – 9, 2018
The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
State College, Pennsylvania