Video Self-Modeling is a powerful intervention that uses carefully planned and edited videos of self-imaging so students can view themselves performing a task, skill, or behavior at mastery. More than 45 years of research supports the efficacy of this unique intervention across an array of behaviors and disabilities, including:
A meta-analysis conducted in 2007 concluded that both video peer and self-modeling met the Council for Exceptional Children’s requirements for research-based methods. (Bellini & Akullian, 2007)
Bellini, S. & Akullian, J., (2007). A meta-analysis of video modeling and video self-modeling interventions for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Exceptional Children, 73, 261-284
Picture Perfect: Video Self-Modeling for Behavior Change contains step-by-step directions for:
Picture Perfect: Video Self-Modeling for Behavior Change includes 12 specific application examples with reproducible data collection forms, a visual index for supported decision making and all the information necessary to design and implement this effective intervention.