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The Power of Manding: How to Get Your Students Communicating

Course: #6103 Level: Introductory 1 Hour 69 Reviews

This course will discuss the principles of verbal behavior and specifically the importance of mand training. Participants will learn strategies to increase non verbal or early learners communication skills.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe what the verbal operant, manding entails.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe how to set up manding trials with their clients.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 verbal operants.


0-15 Minutes Introduction and Overview of the science of applied behavior analysis and verbal behavior
15-30 Minutes Explanation and examples of what mand training entails and what clients or students will benefit from work on this skill
30-45 Minutes How to set up mand training in individualized instruction or in the natural environment
45-55 Minutes Video examples of manding trials
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A


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