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any physical movement functions as a model
- imitative BX must immediately follow the presentation of models
-must have formal similarity.


formal similarity

occurs when a model and the BX physically resemble each other and are in the same sense mode


assessing and teaching prereq, skills for imitation training

1- staying seated
2-looking at teacher
3- keeping hands in lap
4- looking at objects


guidelines for imitation training

-keep training sessions active and brief
-reinforce both prompted and imitative responses
-pair verbal praise and attention with tangible reinforcers
-if progress breaks down, back up and move slowly
-keep a record