Visual Samples: Using Visual Strategies for Improving Communication & Behavior for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Creative people develop many ways to use visual cues to help students with Autism, Asperger's or other communication challenges to participate in their life routines successfully with independence. This department will showcase a variety of visual tools people have used with individuals at home, in school and in the community. Visual strategies can be effective communication supports for all ages and all skill levels.
These samples should give you ideas about how to improve communication environments. You will discover that all the samples are not fancy or pretty or perfect. But the main point is that they have worked to help individuals get their wants and needs met, to support appropriate behavior or to help individuals develop the social skills to live their lives more independently.
Do you have some visual samples to share? Send us a sample of your visual tool or a clear photo. Include a brief description of how it was used and the results. We would love to have you share your experience with others. See submission details.
Communicating What Happenend at School - Visual Aid|
Today at School is a simple system to enhance home-school communication. The page is prepared by the student at school to take home. Then the student can use the page to help communicate what happened at school. This page could be used by verbal or non-verbal students. Non-verbal students can point to what happened. Verbal students can use the page to help them remember what to talk about. This is a perfect system for individuals with autism, Asperger's or other communication challenges. . . .
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