Making Visual Supports Work in the Home and Community: Strategies for Individuals with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

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Here is finally a book that shows parents how to make and use visual supports. This easy-to-read book contains step-by-step directions and pictures to help create visual supports that can be geared to the individual child and family across many settings.
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Overview

Here is finally a book that shows parents how to make and use visual supports. This easy-to-read book contains step-by-step directions and pictures to help create visual supports that can be geared to the individual child and family across many settings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780967251462
  • Publisher: Autism Asperger Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Edition description: SPIRAL
  • Pages: 33
  • Sales rank: 931,944
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Learning Through Seeing i
What Are Visual Supports? 1
Why Should My Child and I Use Visual Supports? 2
Visual Supports Work 2
The Deciding Factors 3
You Can Do It! 3
What Kind of Visual Supports Can I Use? 4
Visual Schedules 4
Information Sharers 10
Checklists/Organizers 15
Visual Behavior Supports 20
How Do I Make the Visual Support? 23
Pictures 23
Other Materials 25
Velcro 25
Lamination 26
How Much Information to Put on the Visual Support 26
How Do My Child and I Use the Visual Support? 27
How to Choose Which Challenges to Address 27
Setting up the Support Together 28
Introducing the Support 29
Helping the Child Use the Support 29
Using the Support in Different Settings 29
How Will I Know if the Visual Support Works? 30
Signs or Changes in Your Child's Behavior 30
Changes in Your Behavior as Well as Changes in Others Who Know Your Child and You 30
When Do My Child and I Stop Using the Visual Support? 31
References 32
Appendix List of Articles Validating the Use of Visual Supports 33
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