Errorless Learning: An Autism Teaching Strategies



Errorless learning involves early and immediate prompting of the target, so that student response is sure to be correct. These immediate prompts guarantee success. Once the student is familiar with the target behavior, prompting is systematically faded until the student is able to respond correctly on his/her own.

  • Early and immediate prompts
  • Ensure success
  • Prompts fade over time
  • Student able to respond on his/her own
  • Decreases frustration and increases motivation

This autism teaching strategies video demonstrates how errorless learning can be used to increase motivation in a teaching session.


Errorless learning decreases frustration and discouragement. By ensuring that students respond correctly, especially during the acquisition of a new skill, errorless learning can help to increase motivation and enjoyment of learning.

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