Posts Tagged ‘routine’

How to support someone with a disability to experience new things

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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

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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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Useful tips supporting adults with a disability

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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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5 ways to prepare for the Easter break – Autism

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The Easter period is a  joyous time, a time to celebrate, spend time with family and for most, fill our belly’s with lots of yummy chocolate Easter can also mean for some a time of change, change to routine, change to structure and what makes a person feel safe. For people with Autism and language…

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Why a picture routine is a good idea in a Childcare setting

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Childcare and a school environment is filled with an abundance of visual and auditory stimulation. Overload of sensory stimuli can create a lack of focus and inability to process auditory information. This overload of stimulation can make it difficult for a person who has limited language retain information. Imagine not being able to understand what…

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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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