Flexible and Editable Visual Schedules for Home and Self-Help skills created by school-based therapist Thia Triggs, helps children follow the routines throughout the day. The Visual Schedules for Home Routines Bundle is available electronically immediately after payment and includes the following:
Getting Dressed Sequences: If your child or student is not yet independently completing the necessary steps for getting dressed in the morning, getting winter gear on, or getting undressed & putting on pajamas, these visuals will help them improve their confidence and independence, while also decreasing the assistance they need from caregivers.
This resource is designed for children who:
- are on the autism spectrum
- are anxious
- have difficulty following verbal directions
- don’t know what to expect
- have problem behaviors
- have difficulty accepting directions
- have difficulty recalling the order of sequenced steps
- know how to do tasks but are dependent on verbal directions
The Visual Schedules for Home Routines Bundle includes:
- Sequence Order Menus
- Individual Task Cards (28 morning, 20 bedtime and 67 dressing)
- All-Done boards to acknowledge steps completed, boy and girl pages
- 6 Keys to Teach Your Children Personal Responsibility, 3 pages
- Assembly Directions, 1 page
- Tips & Tricks for Using a Visual Schedule, 1 page
- Editable Powerpoint file to change text, e.g., to your chosen language
How to Use this Visual Schedule:
Place the appropriate visuals on the Menu board. Your child takes off one task card as each step is accomplished and moves it to the All-Done board.
Other Uses for the Visual Schedules for Home:
Practice: To help children learn the sequence of steps out of context, such as when at school or in therapy.
A Social Story Starter: Discuss each visual that is appropriate for your student. or write a mini-book and glue in the visuals.
Pretend Play: Assign your student’s role to a stuffed animal or doll and use the picture schedule to prompt the stuffed animal through the sequence. Let your child take a turn doing the same.
Role-Play: Set up a visual schedule on the menu page and take turns being the child in the story.
Use the blank cards to:
* Write or draw details that may be specific to your students’s routine.
* Write or draw on a card to show an earned incentive such as going to the library or playing with a desired toy.
Editable: Use the attached PowerPoint file to add your titles to the cards; or using blank cards, add your text and pictures.
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