Presentation on theme: "Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services"— Presentation transcript:
1 Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services Now I Get It!Task AnalysisHamilton County Developmental Disabilities ServicesClick enter key to advance slide show
2 Task analysis… takes any task and breaks it into small steps What is task analysis?Task analysis… takes any task and breaks it into small steps
3 ExampleHand washing can be broken down into many smaller steps:
4 Why is it important? It works!! The task is easier to do! The person feels less overwhelmed!Everyone feels successful !It works!!
5 1. Think of a task a person wants to learn How to get started…1. Think of a task a person wants to learnMake a sandwichPaint a pictureGet ready for busPlay cards
6 Stop…think about the person Does the person need lots of steps to learn the task?Does the person need only a few?Where does the person need to start?
7 2. Make a list of all the steps. 3. Add pictures, if helpful. Next…2. Make a list of all the steps. 3. Add pictures, if helpful.Steps to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich:Step 1.Spread peanut butter.Step 2.Spread jelly.Step 3.Press 2 slices together.
8 Now its your turn… Step 1. Thinking of a task? Here’s one: brushing hair
9 There’s no magic number… Step 2 – List the stepsPick up hair brushBrush hair from top of head downRepeatPut brush down
10 These pictures might work… Step 3. Add pictures
11 Remember…Teach the person only one step at a time until they have learned it. Don’t forget to praise the person! Praise often!