Parents Q&A – How to teach children with ASD to follow instruction in class
Parent’s concern： My child would not listen to teacher in class. At home, he can follow instructions but ignore them totally in class. What should I do?There are 3 main reasons why children with ASD cannot follow instructions in class. Hands-on #1: How to increase students’ awareness to teacher’s instructions in class: Hands-on #2: How to increase students’ language and comprehension skills Hands-on #3: How to increase students’ motivation in following instructions in class To watch the clips of “Token Economy”, please visit below Youtube links： How to correctly apply Token Economy(1) How to correctly apply Token Economy(2) How to correctly apply Token Economy(3)
Suggestion provided by Toby Mountjoy. Mr. Toby Mountjoy is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and holds a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis. With over 20 years of experience working with individuals with ASD, he has been extensively trained by Dr. Ronald Leaf, Dr. Mitchell Taubman and Dr. John McEachin. Besides overseeing the Autism Partnership operation in Hong Kong, Korea, Philippines and Singapore with over 100 staff, including psychologists, consultants and therapists, he has also provided consultations to school districts, agencies, and families worldwide. Mr. Mountjoy has also contributed chapters to publications such as “Sense & Nonsense” and “It’s Time for School”. In 2007, he founded the charitable Autism Partnership Foundation and Aoi Pui School to offer more services for children with Autism.