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in good faith with no guarantee of success. Always consult a licensed professional when developing a therapy program for
your child or the children you work with. Copyright 2011 - 2016 365 Days Of Autism
1. Flip books - Place each
step into a small photo
album. When you start the
teaching process, you may
have to help your child turn
the pages. Use a
As your child learns the
program, turning the page
will help cue him to do the
next step in the schedule
2. Strips - the cards can be
placed in a strip either from
top to bottom (cut on
dotted line and tape the
strips together) or left to
right (cut cards apart and
tape them to a strip or
posterboard). Sometimes it
is helpful to
start off with a flip book
then progress to strips.
Many children with Autism do well with pictures as these visual
cues can be easier to interpret than auditory cues. The spoken
word is fleeting, but a picture can be referred to again and again.
A picture can be the key to attention and follow-through.
Visual supports can be used for schedules and specific tasks.
They can be general or narrowed down - meaning they can
describe the basics of an activity or event or they can go into very
ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING:
Getting dressed in the morning- coming soon
Get ready for bed - coming soon
Brush your teeth
Using the bathroom - coming soon
Handwashing - coming soon