Zipping My Coat

Zipping My Coat
Task of the Month:
March, 2018

Zipping My Coat is a task that allows the student to work independently and engage in a social interaction using a Work System.

Materials you'll need:

  • student's coat
  • instructions with pictures and text
  • The student can follow instructions given in written and picture form available in the attachment below.

    Work systems allow a student to work independently in the classroom and eventually in work settings.

    Tasks for work systems should be directly related to a student’s IEP goals. Work systems include preferred and motivating activities.

    Use ‘graduated guidance’ if a student requires support while completing a work system task. Briefly, this means providing enough physical guidance to prevent error; reducing this support as the student gains independence. For additional information, refer to Activity Schedules for Children with Autism, Teaching Independent Behaviour by L. McClannahan & P. Krantz (First Edition: 1999, Second Edition: 2010).

Instructions with pictures and text.pdf547.15 KB

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