Responding To Simple Who, What, Where, When Questions

Describes an innovative set of teaching procedures used at NLG for teaching students more impaired by autism to answer simple WH questions such as (Who, What, Where, What Doing, When) from pictures, sentences and short stories where the answer is in the picture, oral information or text. The method described was designed to teach discrimination of each of the wh questions simultaneously through creating equivalence classes associated with each question. This method avoids the development of error patterns and has worked with a variety of types of learners. Student should know a large variety of nouns and verbs before beginning this program. Includes 4 photos of learning materials.