Mands should be recorded and analyzed for next steps of teaching. When reviewing the data, you want to be looking for:
2. independence (fading towards independence)
3. frequency of mands in the course of a time frame
Think about how often you are requesting throughout your day.
"Can I help you?', "can I ask you a question?', 'May I borrow...?', etc.
If you are a child, you are asking for access to nearly everything in your environment (especially needs and wants; food, drink, bath, change clothes, etc.)