The Hanen Centre provides a wealth of resources to help children maximise their learning potential. Browse their website for information on the work they do and research they carry out and analyze.
Visual schedules help children master specific behaviours/tasks. SLPs use visual schedules on a routine basis to help children understand what they need to do. They help break down otherwise difficult tasks into manageable bits, completed one part at a time.
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Pictures are a great way for a nonverbal child to experience successful communication. They encourage a nonverbal child to try to use his own words, when used appropriately. They are especially useful for children with autism who are nonverbal or beginning to use words