Visual Strategies for Improving Communication: Practical Supports for School and Home
Practical supports for school and home: contains interactions for students who experience autism and other moderate to severe communication disorders. A "how-to" book, designed to assist teachers, speech-language pathologists, and parents in devising solutions to the communication and self-management challenges that are common to these students. Full of examples and illustrations, this book describes specific strategies that capitalize on the visual strengths and learning style of this population. Covers topics: autism, communication disorder, Fragile X, attention-deficit disorder, behavior disorder, learning disability, pervasive developmental disorder, language delay or disorder, comprehension problems, auditory processing disorder, hearing impairment, aphasia, developmental delay, emotional impairment, speech disorder, mental impairment, traumatic brain injury, down syndrome, multi-handicapped ... etc.
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What Is Visually Mediated Communication?
Understand Than Auditory Messages?
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accomplish activity attention attention deficit disorder auditory behavior problems calendar camera Choice Boards Classroom Management Tools communication breakdown communication disorders communication message communication skills communication strategies communication system comprehension create cues daily schedule Developing Visual Tools Donna Williams educational enhance focus frequently function gestures Give Information goal going help students identify Improving Communication independence Intentional communication labels language Linda Hodgdon lunch mini-schedule necessary non-transient participation person Pervasive Developmental Disorder programming prompting remember response routine SAMPLES & EXAMPLES selection sequence sign language situations snack SOLUTION special needs specific Speech-Language Pathologist Strategies For Improving student understanding students need students who experience students with special success support communication symbols targeted students Task Organizers teach students things Tools to Give transition visual aids Visual Bridges visual communication tools visual form visual supports Visually Mediated Communication