morning routine can be a frustrating time for people with autism, disability, ndis supports.

A daily picture routine schedule that displays each step of your morning routine, increasing a child’s or person with a disability’s sense of control over their day.

By Alison Mooney

Monring routines can be frustrating for everyone involved, in particular for people with Autism, language disorders. See-n-Speak now and next schedule offers clear images of each part of the routine. NDIS disability low cost consumables, assistive technology

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Surviving the holidays! Yogic breath, breathing exercises to stay calm.

By Alison Mooney

Holidays can be a challenging time for some people that don’t like a change to their routine, in particular, people with Autism. Not only is this an anxious time for the person but also for family members and carers. It is important, we all take some time for self-care. I am a yoga teacher and…

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picture communication supports routine disability autism

Picture schedules to help process change to routine

By Alison Mooney

Some people with a disability, in particular people with autism spectrum disorders, who have limited or no language, rely on a picture to process what is going on around them. Some people with a disability, find it difficult to process what day of the week it is and what they are doing, on any given…

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Visual aids personal Care Daily living skills

New visuals, developing personal care and daily living skills

By Alison Mooney

Our Organisation aims to provide people with a disability, the visual resources to develop their skills, in all areas of their life. We are excited to share our new visual supports,  the personal care routine keyring. There are two visual routines on one keyring, getting dressed and brushing teeth. Visual aids are a tool used…

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NDIS Autism DIsabilty custom made communication supports

Personalise your own custom made communication supports

By Alison Mooney

Some people with Autism are often rigid with their thinking. Some people can generalise pictures, while others can not. This is why, See-n-Speak can custom-make personalised picture communication packages that suit a persons actual activities and therapies. Simply provide us your own images and/or choose from our database to build your own personalised communication supports.…

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autism language disability learning resources

How we supported people with a language disability in 2018

By Alison Mooney

Its a wrap! 2018 has been a big year for See-n-Speak. Our Organisation has had a big focus this year on becoming more person centred by supplying people with a Autism, learning and language disabilities with picture communication packs that suit their individual needs. People have told us what pictures they want in their packs…

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Autism visuals weekly communiatio

How to support someone with a disability to experience new things

By Alison Mooney

I think, I can speak for most of us, we all like routine! Routine is predictable, so it is understandable that people with a disability and limited understanding of verbal communication, like routine. Just because someone has been doing the same thing for a long time, does not mean they enjoy it However, just because…

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Ways visual supports can help with a change to routine

By Alison Mooney

Visual supports are a tool, people with Autism or people with language and learning disorders,  can use a way of communicating. A person can use the picture to say what they want or need and to understand what is happening around them. Visuals can help with understanding the change to routine around school holidays and…

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autism social story blog

How to make your own easy Social Stories

By Alison Mooney

As a mother, I have made some really easy social stories or short stories over the years to explain different situations and events to my son. Short Stories are a fantastic resource to help people that have a poor understanding of oral communication, people with auditory processing impairments such as Autism, Down Syndrome, Global Developmental…

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eye contact Autism social anxiety

How to develop eye contact, naturally – Autism, social anxiety

By Alison Mooney

Eye contact can be difficult for some people, in particular people with Autism Spectrum Disorders, shyness, social anxiety and language disorders. It has even been stated by some people with Autism, that eye contact can in fact be painful. Other research suggests, people with Autism are sensitive to eye contact or eye gazing. Non verbal…

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Autism language choice making skills

Building skills for people to make their own choice

By Alison Mooney

Building choice making skills for people with  Autism, language & learning impairments People with Autism  and language impairments will often choose the same thing and sometimes oppose change. Giving a person with a disability, opportunities to make their own choices, creates independence and more choice and control over their own lives. Hundreds of choices everyday…

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Adults, autism, routines, pictures supports disability language

Useful tips supporting adults with a disability

By Alison Mooney

In Australia, a generation of adults living with a disability are now being offered more supports than ever before. Some of this generation of people have not received any early intervention in the past. Women and men still living at home with their parents  or in shared accommodation (group homes) are being supported to access…

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Testimonials

I wanted to congratulate you

I wanted to congratulate you on making a wonderful communication concept for these kids. I am sure the car keyring and pictures of places to visit will help Toby relieve anxiety on his outing.

Thank you, Sherie & Toby

I really like your products

We started using the calendar and he likes it, sticking pictures on the board because it is how they do it in school. Before we had something similar but I found this much better. When he gets older, we will try using the food folder more. I really like your products and I find them very useful.

Also, my Speech Therapist recommended it.

Regards, Ines