Posts Tagged ‘visual’

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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4 visual strategies to help your child prepare for Christmas

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Christmas is a time for joy and spending time with family however for some people or small children with social anxiety, communication impairments, developmental delay, Christmas can completely overwhelming. Why? because of change to routine, crowds, noise, lights, people they don’t know too well wanting to kiss and hug you, the list goes on. Here a…

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Why use pictorial schedules for someone who is non-verbal

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Daily and Weekly Pictorial Schedules and Timetables are a visual learning tool for people with Autism and communication impairments to use to develop routine and structure to their world. Can you imagine not knowing what is happening now, what is coming next? Where you are going, who you are visiting, who is visiting you, what…

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Behaviour & safety tips, when accessing the Community

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Is your child a runner or do you worry about the safety of the person you are supporting safety? Here I share some of my behaviour support strategies I used when accessing the Community. I think of all the times when I would pull up in our car, at our destination and I would say, till…

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Visual tips to help people choose what they want to eat

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I want to share with you some visual support strategies on how to best use a choice-board to support a person to have choice and control over their own lives. People with a disability in particular people with Autism Spectrum Disorders have difficulty processing auditory information, having to make their own choice, can sometimes be…

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