Most students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), such as Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and related communication challenges, are visual learners. The use of visual strategies, including a range of low tech to high tech like iPads and Apps, capitalizes on their strengths and alters many communication and behavior difficulties related to time, travel and transition. This course defines the need and demonstrates practical examples for helping students participate successfully in life opportunities.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify significant factors in student learning style that support the use of visual strategies.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify situations where visual strategies can affect the student's ability to participate successfully.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe specific visual supports that have significantly improved student participation and behavior.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction to communication - Visual Strategies – low & high tech|
|10-15 Minutes||Communication Skills in the Targeted Population|
|15-20 Minutes||Evidence-based research|
|20-50 Minutes||Samples and Examples of Visual Strategies|
|50-55 Minutes||Educational Issues|
|55-60 Minutes||Questions & Answers|
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