DTT Manual Table of Contents

SECTION
 I
‐
LEARNING
 PRINCIPLES
 AND
 TEACHING
 TECHNIQUES

Chapter
1: 
Introduction

AUTISM

APPLIED 
BEHAVIOR 
ANALYSIS
 (ABA)

BEHAVIOR
 AND 
STIMULI

BEHAVIORAL
 CONTINGENCIES:
 ANTECEDENTS,
 BEHAVIOR,
 AND
 CONSEQUENCES

DISCRETE‐TRIALS
TEACHING 
(DTT)

DTT
 and
 ABA

STOP
 AND
 TEST
 YOURSELF


Chapter
 2:
 Basic 
Behavioral
 Principles
 and 
Procedures

INCREASING
 BEHAVIOR
‐
BEHAVIORAL 
PRINCIPLES
 AND
 PROCEDURES

Positive
 Reinforcement

Escape
Learning
(Negative
Reinforcement)

DECREASING 
BEHAVIOR
‐
BEHAVIORAL
 PRINCIPLES
 AND
 PROCEDURES

Extinction

Punishment

TEACHING
 BEHAVIORS
‐
TWO 
COMMONLY
 USED 
BEHAVIORAL 
PROCEDURES

Shaping

Fading

STOP 
AND
 TEST
 YOURSELF


Chapter
 3:
 Positive
 Reinforcement
 Topics

CATEGORIES
 OF
 REINFORCERS

TOKEN
 REINFORCERS


MOTIVATION 
FOR
 REINFORCERS


CHOICE
 OPPORTUNITIES 
TO
 ASSESS 
PREFERENCES


GUIDELINES
 FOR
 SELECTING
 REINFORCERS 
PRIOR
 TO
 A
 TEACHING
 SESSION

STOP
 AND
 TEST 
YOURSELF


Chapter
 4:
 Characteristics
 of 
Three 
Common 
Teaching 
Tasks

VISUAL‐VISUAL
MATCHING


POINTING
 TO
 NAMED 
(LABELED) 
ITEMS


IMITATING
 SIMPLE
 ACTIONS 
(MOTOR 
IMITATION)


STOP 
AND 
TEST
 YOURSELF
 

Chapter
 5:
 Antecedents
 for
 Responses

PROMPTING
 TO 
ENSURE
 A
 CORRECT
 RESPONSE


TYPES 
OF 
PROMPTS

Physical
Guidance


Modeling
 Prompts


Gestural
 Prompts


Vocal
 Prompts


Environmental
Prompts


STOP 
AND 
TEST 
YOURSELF
 

Chapter
 6:
 Fading 
Prompts 
Within
 and
 Across
Trials

MOST‐TO‐LEAST
 PROMPT 
FADING


PROMPT‐DELAY
 FADING
 PROCEDURE


GRADUATED
 GUIDANCE
–
A
 VARIATION 
OF
 MOST‐TO‐LEAST
  
Guidelines
 for
 Graduated
Guidance:


LEAST‐TO‐MOST
 PROMPT
 FADING


ERRORLESS
 LEARNING


MASTERY
 CRITERION


STOP
 AND
 TEST 
YOURSELF
 

Mastery 
Test 
on
 Section 
I:
 Chapters 
1‐6
 

SECTION 
II
‐
COMPONENTS 
OF 
DTT
 


Chapter 
7:
 Learning 
to
 Take
 Data
 During
 DTT 
Sessions

DATA 
COLLECTION
 WHILE
 TEACHING 
MATCHING 
USING
 MOST‐TO‐LEAST
 PROMPT 
FADING


DATA 
COLLECTION
 PROCEDURES
 IN
 ABA 
PROGRAMS
 FOR 
CHILDREN
 WITH 
AUTISM



Chapter
 8:
 Part
 I
 of
 the
 DTT 
Checklist:
 Prepare 
to 
Conduct
 a 
Teaching
 Session

PART 
I
 OF 
THE 
DTTEF: 
PREPARE 
TO
 CONDUCT
 A
 TEACHING
 SESSION

1
2
3
4
5
6
STOP 
AND 
TEST 
YOURSELF


STOP
 AND
 PRACTICE
 

Chapter 
9:
 Part 
II
 of
 the 
DTT
 Checklist:

 Manage
 Antecedents
 on
 Standard
 Trials

PART 
II
 OF
 THE
 DTTEF:
 MANAGE
 ANTECEDENTS 
ON 
STANDARD
 TRIALS

7
8
9
10
11
STOP
 AND
 TEST 
YOURSELF
 

Chapter
 10:
 Part 
III 
of
 The
 DTT
 Checklist:
 Manage 
Consequences,
 Record
 Response 
on
Standard
 Trials

PART
 III 
OF 
THE 
DTTEF:
 
MANAGE 
CONSEQUENCES 
AND 
RECORD 
RESPONSE 
ON
STANDARD 
TRIALS

12
13
14a
15a
STOP 
AND
 TEST
 YOURSELF


STOP
 AND 
PRACTICE
  

Chapter
 11: 
Parts
 IV
 and 
V 
of 
the 
DTT 
Checklist: 
Error 
Correction 
Trials 
and 
Prompt
Fading

PART
 IV 
OF 
THE 
DTTEF:
 CONDUCT
 ERROR
 CORRECTION
 TRIAL
 FOLLOWING
 AN
ERROR

16
17
18
19
14b
15b

STOP 
AND 
TEST 
YOURSELF

PART 
V 
OF
 THE
 DTTEF:
 FADE 
PROMPTS
 ACROSS
 TRIALS

STOP
 AND 
PRACTICE

Chapter 
12:
 Decreasing 
Problem
 Behaviors

FUNCTIONAL 
ASSESSMENT 
OF
 THE
 CAUSES
 OF 
PROBLEM
 BEHAVIORPROCEDURES
 FOR 
DECREASING
 PROBLEM
 BEHAVIOR

Redirect
Extinction
 plus 
Reinforcement 
of 
Alternative
 Behavior
Functional
 Communication
 Training
Response‐Cost

Mastery
 Test 
on
 Section
 II:
 Chapters
 7‐12

Bibliography

  
Appendix
 I:
 The
 Limited 
Purpose 
of
 this 
Manual


Appendix
 II:
 An
 Overview
 of
 the
 20
 Components 
of 
DTT
 and
 the
 DTTEF 

Components 
of the 
DTTEF