Antecedent-based Intervention (ABI)
Antecedent-based interventions can be used to decrease an identified interfering behavior and increase engagement by modifying the environment.
What Will I Learn?
The AFIRM model guides the learner through four lessons to facilitate:
- Learning basic knowledge about antecedent-based intervention (ABI).
- Applying ABI in activity based scenarios that promote real-world application.
The ABI module will take approximately 1.5 to 2 hours to complete. However, the module is broken into individual lessons to help guide your learning:
|Lesson||Time to Complete|
|A Case for ABI||10 minutes|
|Lesson 1: Basics of ABI||20 minutes|
|Lesson 2: Planning for ABI||25 minutes|
|Lesson 3: Using ABI||45 minutes|
|Lesson 4: Monitoring ABI||25 minutes|
|Applying ABI||10 minutes|
If you leave the module prior to finishing, your place within the module will be saved. From your My Account page, look in the My Modules tab and select the last page viewed to resume this module.
Sam, A., & AFIRM Team. (2016). Antecedent-based intervention. Chapel Hill, NC: National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorder, FPG Child Development Center, University of North Carolina. Retrieved from http://afirm.fpg.unc.edu/antecedent-based-intervention
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Standards that apply to all 27 evidence-based practices (PDF document, 2 pages)
CEC standards that apply specifically to the antecedent-based intervention (ABI) module (PDF document, 1 page)