Video modeling is an evidence-based practice for children with autism spectrum disorder. (See the module on video modeling from the National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders here.)
Video modeling is using video to model (or show) viewers particular skills, such as communication or social skills. The skills are presented in role-play situations and the specific skills may be discussed, such as learning how to pick up on social cues.
Here are some sample video modeling programs:
Watch this video for more information about video modeling.