Posts Tagged ‘disability’

New visuals, developing personal care and daily living skills

Visual aids personal Care Daily living skills

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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Custom make your own visual communication keyring. Autism & Disability supports

NDIS Autism DIsabilty custom made communication supports

Choose from over 60 images to custom make your own visual, communication and behaviour support  keyring. A visual communication aid for people with Autism and language disorders to be able to carry with them, to express their needs, wants, behaviours, emotions and more. We believe everyone contributes to society and everyone’s situation is unique to…

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How we supported people with a language disability in 2018

autism language disability learning resources

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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How to support someone with a disability to experience new things

Autism visuals weekly communiatio

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

blog autism routine visual aids

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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Building skills for people to make their own choice

Autism language choice making skills

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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Useful tips supporting adults with a disability

Adults, autism, routines, pictures supports disability language

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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Tips communicating wants – Autism Language impairments

Autism communication wants and needs

Imagine knowing your wants and needs but not being able to verbalise it. Would you be frustrated? I know I would be. It is heartbreaking to see your child or the person you are supporting upset and crying because they want something but can’t say or do not know, how to express what they want.…

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How to create engaging opportunities in the school holidays

Engaging school Holiday Activities

School holidays are the perfect time to create engaging opportunities for you and your child or the person you are supporting. With early intervention, school and other activities taking a break during this period gives you an opportunity to work on engaging experiences in the home. Create Structure and Routine Easily said than done, right!…

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High School Graduation, 13 years of transitioning tips

Preparation, Routine and transitioning through school

High School Graduation day is here! What a day. probably one of the best days thus far. To see my son throw his black mortarboard graduation hat in the air and mouth, “I did it” was simply awesome. I think back and marvel at how far we have come, how difficult it must have been…

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