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A comparison of a time delay and paired prompt (simultaneous stimulus presentation) procedure was conducted involving the teaching of a color identification task to two autistic adolescents. rime delay involved a gradual increase in the Lime between presentation of an instruction and prompt. Simultaneous stimulus presentation involved the concurrent presentation of instruct, ion and prompt. One subject met criterion with the color identification task assigned to the simultaneous stimulus presentation condition. The remaining subject failed to meet criterion with either procedure.