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  1. Apr 2016
    1. A visual schedule can also be created for the purpose of helping student direct their own behavior throughout the work period

      Visual schedules not only benefit children with ASD, but they are also helpful for all children in the classroom

    2. Models have been designed to ensure that necessary information that is gathered by an interdisciplinary team that includes parents to plan and develop supports

      Models are used in both classroom and at-home settings to ensure fluidity and structure in helping a child with ASD learn effecitve ways to communicate and learn other important skills

    3. Visual supports are tools that are used to increase the understanding of language, environmental expectations, and to provide structure and support for individuals with ASD. Visual supports can be provided in a variety of ways across multiple settings. For instance, you can incorporate supports in school, home, work, and within the community.

      Visual supports are useful tools for children with ASD and can be used in a variety of settings but for the same purpose: to ensure that the child learns and develops an effective communication and interaction skills, as well as a way to provide structure for the child.

    1. nterventions to support individuals with autism typically begin very early in life

      Stating how visual supports can be used as an effective intervention tool to ensure that a child with ASD recieves the assistance they need when communicating and learning.

    2. The Autism Society of America defines autism as “a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first 3 years of life and is the result of a neurological disorder that affects the normal functioning of the brain, impacting development in the areas of social interaction and communication skills.”1

      I plan on using this definition when defining that Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder are;

  2. www.autismspeaks.org www.autismspeaks.org
    1. Examples

      Examples of Physically Setting Parameters- Physical Boundaries: placing the visual on a physical boundary that is already defined (i.e. a door or window) and referring to it when the rule is followed

      Limited availability: deciding the number of times (or length) of time that an item or activity is available

      Wait: Start by display the symbol for ‘wait’ for a short/set amount of time before the child can receive the desired item or activity

    2. ensure the teaching and compliance ofthose steps. It is also helpful in decreasing anxiety and rigiditysurrounding

      Visual Schedule's are helpful because they break down certain tasks, especially tasks that have multiple steps; they help enforce the completion of these tasks by the ASD students

    3. earn new skills. A First-Then Board motivates them to do activities that th

      First-Then Board helpful when teaching ASD children how to follow directions and when learning new skills

    4. Visual Schedule

      Visual Schedule's display to children a set list of activities that will occur throughout the day; it may also display specific actions that will occur within certain activities

    5. First – Then Board

      First-Then boards are visual displays that show children a preferred activity that will occur after a previous task is completed; ex: First: Eating lunch, Then: Go to playground

    6. round items or activities and to communicate basic expected

      Visually Setting Parameters: involves using visuals to set clear boundaries for activities and items, and is used to communicate behaviors

    7. h ASD use them on their own in so

      VS used with ASD children to (1) help teach social skills, (2) help child communicate wants and needs, and (3) assist children in coping with change and paying attention

    8. limited interests or repetitive behaviors. Visual supportshelp in all three area

      VS used to help ASD children who struggle when interacting socially, using language, and having limited interests/repetitive behaviors

    9. p their child communicate

      VS used as a communication tool between children and parents, and between children and other adults/peers

    10. r visual item to communicate with a child who has difficulty understanding or using language. Visual supportscan be photographs, drawings, obj

      What is a visual support