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Teaching a chained task with a simultaneous prompting procedure

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Simultaneous prompting, a type of antecedent prompt and test procedure, was used to teach the chained task of making juice from a frozen concentrate using a pictorial recipe to four elementary-aged students with moderate intellectual disabilities. Using a multiple probe design, all students acquired the task and maintained the behavior with at least 85% accuracy up to 60 days after training was terminated. In addition, students generalized the skill across settings and materials. The students' ability to expressively identify the words shown on the recipe cards was tested prior to and after training. Although not directly trained, three of the four students increased their ability to read the words.

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Schuster, J.W., Griffen, A.K. Teaching a chained task with a simultaneous prompting procedure. J Behav Educ 3, 299–315 (1993).

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