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Rpm

  1. 1. There isAlways HopeRapid Prompting Method toteach children with autism
  2. 2. Rapid Prompting Method Also referred to as RPM It was made public through the media in the year 2000.
  3. 3. Who DevelopedRPM? Developed by Soma Mukhopadhyay an Indian mother who created it to teach her three year old non-verbal autistic child, Tito. Tito learned to write by the age of 6. He is now an adult who expresses himself by spelling out word. He writes poetry and has published a book.
  4. 4.  Soma went on to develop the organization known as HALO (Helping Autism Through Learning and Outreach) Learn more about HALO on their website: http://www.halo-soma.org/
  5. 5. What is RPM?A low technology method. Involves 1. A teacher 2. A student 3. Paper and pencil/Alphabet board It’s main focus is to keep students on task by constant, fast paced questions, and continuous engagement.
  6. 6. How does RPM work?WE first have to understand the differences between a mainstream learner and an autistic learner. Mainstream learner Autistic Learner Listening, understanding,  Senses become overloaded with information which preparing a response and becomes difficult to process. using the necessary  It takes effort to process muscles to communicate information from two senses that response is a such as seeing and hearing. Then to formulate a response. subconscious, reflexive   Finally, to use the appropriate process. muscles to communicate the response.
  7. 7. Basically, what comes naturally to mostpeople takes a great deal of focusedeffort, concentration and intendedplanning for autistic people.
  8. 8. How does RPM work? Self-Esteem and Teaching Choices learning channels A student’s self-stimulatory1. teaching students to  behavior is observed to identify choose from a field of the best way each student two learns (learning channel)2. Students are taught to  Kinesthetic, auditory, visual, ta ctile spell words by pointing  Then work on motor skills to to letters in rows of develop picking up and letters 3 to 6 letters. pointing skills. This will allow students to answer questions3. Students learn to use through picking up the answer a letter board of 26 or pointing. letters.
  9. 9. Take a look at this RPM video
  10. 10. To learn more about RPM Go to the website : http://www.halo-soma.org/ 1. for more information 2. for contact numbers 3. to enroll in RPM courses
  11. 11. Thank you!

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