1. Preventing problem behaviors,
  2. Teaching caregivers HOW to consistently respond to problem behaviors when they occur so that they are less likely to occur in the future
  3. Teaching the caregivers HOW to teach the child socially appropriate communication skills (with words, pictures, or communication device) to get child’s wants and needs met the “right way,”
  4. Teaching the caregivers HOW to teach the child life skills, safety skills, and independence skills.