Once you've made sure you have visuals to match the verbal requests you make on a daily basis, your job isn't over. Now it's time to teach your students how to use those visuals & what they mean. Essential tips for using visuals purposefully & effectively today on the blog! From http://theautismhelper.com
FREE communication boards created by Speech Language Pathologists with years of experience working with Autistic children in educational, clinical and home therapy environments. This "Visual - Choices and Activities" for Autism communication set contains more than 15 high quality, beautifully designed communication boards with speech output (children's voices) and can be used on the free Pogo Boards iPad app. Printable files are also included for a low-tech option! #autism #BHSM #AAC
If your child has a speech or language delay, their speech therapist may suggest several strategies to help them with communication. For us, and for many, the most useful strategy has been PECS. But what are PECS and how do you get started with them?