Learning Instructions

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Please note: It is very important to follow the order of the steps

Step 1: Watch Verbal-Directed Interaction (VDI) Tutorial Video



Please use the VDI Handout to clarify the instructions

in the video regarding what is, and is not, a valid VDI sequence.

Click Here to download VDI Handout.


Step 2: Read the following VDI handout:

  • VDI Do’s and Don’ts
Do’s Dont’s
Labeled Praise for Talking Mind Read
Reflect Verbalizations Yes/No Questions
Play-By-Play Announcer Indirect Commands to Talk
Forced Choice/Open Ended Questions Negative Talk
Direct Prompts to Talk Enable
Wait 5’’ to Respond   Download

Step 3: Take two short quizzes!

⇒ VDI Quiz 1

⇒ VDI Quiz 2

Step 4: Download/Print VDI Coding Sheet


Step 5: Watch & Code Each of the Video Below!

vdi mastery

⇒ VDI Non-Mastery

vdi non mastery

 ⇒ VDI Mastery



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