Model Me Kids, A Site For Videos for Autistic and Asperger’s people worth Checking out!!!

I found an interesting website that offers Videos for Modeling Social Skills.

http://www.modelmekids.com/

Here is information about them:
Who We Are

A Message From Model Me Kids®

Model Me Kids, LLC is dedicated to producing high quality teaching tools for children with Autism, Asperger Syndrome, PDD-NOS, and Nonverbal Learning Disorder. We strive to make our products affordable so that they are accessible to both families and educators.

Our projects are entirely self-funded. Proceeds from sales are used to produce future Model Me Kids® projects. We appreciate your support in this effort.

We are here to answer your questions. Please feel free to contact us. We always enjoy the personal feedback that we receive from parents, teachers, and children.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Best Wishes,

Susan Klein
Founder & President

Address:

Model Me Kids®, LLC
PO Box 1901
Rockville MD 20849

I am intrigued by their offerings and feel that others should check them out as well.

Video Modeling:
Video Modeling Study

Teaching Complex Play Sequences to a Preschooler with Autism Using Video Modeling

“The identification of efficient teaching procedures to address imaginative play skills deficits commonly seen in children with autism is a challenge for those designing treatment programs. In the present study video modeling was used to teach play skills to a preschool child with autism. Videotaped play sequences included both verbal and motor responses. A multiple baseline across three response categories (tea party, shopping, and baking) was implemented to demonstrate experimental control. No experimenter implemented reinforcement or correction procedures were used during the intervention. Results showed that the video modeling intervention led to the rapid acquisition of both verbal and motor responses for all play sequences. The video modeling teaching procedure was shown to be an efficient technique for teaching relatively long sequences of responses in the absence of chaining procedures in relatively few teaching sessions. Additionally, the complex sequences of verbal and motor responses were acquired without the use of error correction procedures or explicit, experimenter implemented reinforcement contingencies.”
-Patricia D’Ateno, Kathleen Mangiapanello, Bridget A. Taylor, Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, Winter, 2003.

The site is definitely worth checking out.

About the Author

David Berkowitz, Editor in Chief.

I am the aspie dad of 3 with autism, in industrial sales by day, and a run tech and autism news media organization as well. I am trying to be like Engadget.com and help autism too via the arts and tech. I am also on twitter, itechnewszone, facebook/technewszone, youtube/technewszone, linkedin.com too.

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