Structure and Consistency - Autism/Moderate and Severe Disabilities

What is the "Structure and Consistency" instructional strategy?

With "Structure and Consistency", the teacher develops routines and physical arrangements that are applied and implemented in the same way on a regular basis.  This helps students predict what will happen next and increases the probability of their success.

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 "Structure and Consistency" 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.)

Return to Instructional Video Matrix

Instructional Videos
Video NamesVideo DescriptionsVideo Run TimesVideo Links
B1This 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 secondsPlay video
M1This video demonstrates the instructional strategies of Structure and Consistency, and Pre-Correction/Prompting within a Math instructional focus.

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

2 minutes, 5 secondsPlay video