Its always tricky to think of a sufficient amount of targets to teach for various goals in an ABA program. When given a general goal, parents are always looking for specific lists to use with their children. For example, a child’s goal may require him to learn 50 different verb-noun mands. Parents often have difficulty coming up with 50 different examples.
I am going to share target lists for a variety of goals that are often targeted in a home ABA program. The purpose of this is to share ideas. You can use this list as a foundation to brainstorm even more ideas for your child. Of note, what you target should be individualized to your child. Analyze your child’s interests and what is most functional before blindly following a target list.
Verb-Noun Mand Targets
First up, verb-noun Mands. This goal is appropriate for children who are in Level 2 of the VB-MAPP and already have a large repertoire of single item and action mands mastered. Of note, for my teams, I require that the child can use the target verb with at least 3 different nouns.
Check out the list here –> Verb Noun Mands Target Brainstorm