“Use visual schedules at home”. That is what you hear from your child’s special education teacher, speech/language pathologist, or other professionals. You may have read about visual schedules and visual supports, but aren’t sure where to start. These 3 tips will help you put things into motion to get going! After that, 3 ways to improve transitions will be addressed…. Read More
Person First Vs Identity First Language
I invited a guest blogger to help explain person first vs identity first language when it comes to autism. My guest blogger’s name is Hannah, and she is a young autistic woman. It’s important to me that an autistic individual explain “autistic” vs “person with autism”. For those of us who have been teaching for many years, this terminology is… Read More
Teaching Autism Strategies By Using Visuals
When it comes to teaching using autism strategies, visual cue cards are a must! This free set of quick visual cue cards are perfect for young learners, who aren’t processing language effectively. They need visuals to help them process what is happening during their day. This is especially true for transitions or new routines! This free set provides visuals for… Read More
Using A Visual Schedule At Preschool: 3 Types To Promote Independence!
I remember when visual schedules were made using polaroid pictures. It was back in 1997, and I was student teaching in Minnesota. I recently came across these pictures from the first visual schedule I ever used in the preschool setting. That was also the first time I had the pleasure of working with autistic children. While technology and visual schedules… Read More