LEARNING DESIGNED
FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
CHILDREN'S LIVES ARE ENRICHED
BECAUSE OF YOU
A UNIVERSITY BASED
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FOR KIDS WHO NEED IT

Supporting the Needs of Individuals with Autism

The Paula and Anthony Rich Center for the Study and Treatment of Autism is an externally funded unit of Youngstown State University. The primary mission of The Rich Center for Autism is to improve the lives of individuals with autism through innovative educational programs that allow them to reach their full potential and improve their quality of life. The Rich Center for Autism serves as a conduit between the University, educators, health and human service professionals. Children are enrolled in our programs regardless of the ability to pay. Referral, treatment, and support are provided at no cost to families.

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Task Analysis

Overview: Task analysis is the process of breaking a complex skill into smaller, more manageable steps to teach the skill. The steps can look different or be in a different order depending on the student. Why use task analysis? • Effective way to plan the teaching of complex skills that require several steps • Phases…

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