Free Printable Daily Schedule for Children on the Autism Spectrum
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Free Printable Daily Schedule for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Many children on the autism spectrum benefit from routines and structure. But how do we, as parents, provide this structure for them? It’s really easier than you think when you use free visual printables for autism. In fact, all it takes is a little bit of repetition and you’ll have created a functional daily routine and schedule for your child in no time at all. Still confused as to the how and the why? Or maybe you just want to start simple? I’ve got you covered there too with my free printable daily schedule for autism– designed to help you with setting up a functional routine at home. Why use a daily routine schedule printable? Sweet B, because of her autism, is a very visual…

Why Routines and Schedules are Important for Autistic Children
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Why Routines and Schedules are Important for Autistic Children

A little bit of structure is beneficial for anyone, I think. But when it comes to individuals with autism, I would argue that there is a need for routine and consistency. That’s why we’re talking about the importance of routine for autism in this post. Beyond that, we’re going to talk about how to establish routine and structure in small steps so that it becomes habit. This is important, not only for your child, but also for you so you can create a functional environment that works for your child and not against them. Why You Need Routine for Your Autistic Child There’s nothing wrong with a little structure and predictability in life. Personally, I prefer having a schedule or at least some sort of established…

Free Printable I Need Cards for Autistic Children to Use
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Free Printable I Need Cards for Autistic Children to Use

If your child needs assistance communicating their wants and needs, try these free printable I Need cards for autistic children. Including a few to get your started with several blank variations to make more. These cards are the latest addition to my free visual printables for autistic children and their caregivers. How to Use the I Need Printable Cards Most children, when they reach a certain age, are able to clearly communicate their wants and needs. For autistic children, however, this can be difficult. In some instances, they might be non-speaking. They might already use PECS or American Sign Language, but sometimes it’s easier to use printable cards like these.  That way, they can clearly communicate what it is they need and hopefully to the…

Personal Hygiene and Bedtime Routine Chart and Cards for Girls and Boys

Personal Hygiene and Bedtime Routine Chart and Cards for Girls and Boys

Teaching self help skills is so important for any child and one way to do that is with visual printables for autism. For kids  on the autism spectrum this can be difficult. Many children benefit from visual schedules and routines to help. The personal hygiene chart was meant to become an integral part of creating a functional and predictable evening and bedtime routine. Having these routines in place is huge for autistic children because it helps them have more control over their environment. Using visual schedules and supports can also promote Independence in autistic children. Creating a Visual Bedtime Routine Along the same lines as my daily schedule, bathroom chart, and what to wear chart– this printable set was designed with autistic children in mind and can be…

Freebie Friday: My Homeschool Day

What I’m offering today for Freebie Friday is: My Homeschool Day – a printable, visual schedule. This printable pack is meant to complement My Daily Schedule but can also be used as a standalone. This was designed with individuals with autism in mind but can be used for pre-readers and/or adapted for a daycare setting as well. As with all of my free printables for autistic children, if you have any questions on how to use this; please do not hesitate to contact me. What’s In The Pack: * schedule cards (with and without text) * schedule chart (starting at 8 and going until 4) Preview page: How To Use This Pack: * You can use this pack with the Daily Schedule to create a…