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Communicating High Expectations - Autism/Moderate and Severe Disabilities

What is the "Communicating High Expectations" instructional strategy?

With "Communicating High Expectations", the teacher clearly communicates to students with regard to what they will be expected to do during a particular activity, providing a positive statement about their ability to perform at that level.  This both helps the students to be aware of the expectations and to have confidence in their ability. 

What are the "Autism/Moderate and Severe Disabilities" videos?

The Autism and MSD videos focus on the application of the entire range of Primary Level strategies to students with behaviors and needs typical of Autism Spectrum Disorders and/or Moderate and Severe Disabilities. The videos represent a cross section of student ages, group sizes, and instructional focus.

The following is a list of all of the Primary Level training videos involving the "Communicating High Expectations" instructional strategy being used with Autism/Moderate and Severe Disabilities students that are available for viewing. 

(NOTE: All videos are in a streaming WMV file format, and clicking on the "Play video" link will open up Windows Media Player on your computer. Instructions for playing WMV files on a Macintosh computer can be found on this web page.)

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Instructional Videos
Video Names Video Descriptions Video Run Times Video Links
B1 This video demonstrates the instructional strategies of Structure and Consistency, Communicating High Expectations, Opportunities to Respond, and Specific Praise within a Behavior instructional focus.

These strategies are being used in a Middle School, Group Instruction context with General Education/LBD students and Autism/MSD students.

1 minute, 4 seconds Play video
B2 This video demonstrates the instructional strategies of Communicating High Expectations, and Pre-correction/Prompting within a Behavior instructional focus.

These strategies are being used in a High School, Individual Instruction context with Autism/MSD students.

39 seconds Play video
R2 This video demonstrates the instructional strategies of Communicating High Expectations, Practice, and Formative Assessment within a Reading instructional focus.

These strategies are being used in a Middle School, Individual Instruction context with Autism/MSD students.

38 seconds Play video
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