How to Support Autistic Children

"If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn"

Ignacio Estrada

Visual Aids

Children with communication difficulties can rely on visuals to support their understanding. Visual aids can be pictures, objects, text, photos, videos and symbols. Great examples are now & next boards, schedules and signing

Sensory Supports

Sensory Processing

Autistic children can be over or under sensitive to light, noise, touch , smell or other sensory input

Sensory aids may be required

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Try sensory / messy play

Trampolines are great for sensory feedback

Autism Supports

TEACCH is a structured teaching method using routine, visuals and sequencing.

TEACCH

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MORE Supports

Attention Autism

social stories

Picture Exchange Communication

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