Teaching and Education of Autistic and Related Communication Handicapped Children: TEACCH (Eric Shopler, Mesibov et al, 1970s)

¢Behavioural difficulties are viewed as an individual’s inability to cope with the environment.

¢Based on using a structured learning environment to teach new skills.

¢Physical structure is key.

¢Visual timetables, class & individual schedules and organised work stations are all used.