By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D
Founding Editor, bSci21.org
If you attended the 2015 ABAI Autism Conference in Las Vegas, you heard of Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT), a popular and effective approach commonly used with individuals with autism. If you aren’t yet familiar with PRT, AutismSpeaks.org provides a brief primer.
The key feature of PRT is the targeting of “pivotal” or critical areas of the child’s skill set that will then generalize across a wide range of…