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Denver Model

The Denver Model fuses developmental and relationship-based intervention techniques with applied behaviour analysis teaching strategies.

It focuses on using play and positive reciprocal interactions to teach a developmental curriculum designed for each child based on current abilities and interests.

Please note: The Denver Model has since been superseded by the Early Start Denver Model, which incorporates elements of the Denver Model alongside elements of pivotal response training.

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