3 Meaningful Ways Autistic Children Benefit from Visual Schedules
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3 Meaningful Ways Autistic Children Benefit from Visual Schedules

I’ve said it before and honestly, I think it’s worth repeating: we could all do with a little bit of routine and structure.  Autistic children thrive with routines and predictability. As a parent of a non-verbal autistic child, I have learned this first hand. Sometimes the hard way. But it became more of a matter…

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…

The Importance of Visual Schedules for Non Verbal Autistic Children
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The Importance of Visual Schedules for Non Verbal Autistic Children

How to Help Non Speaking Autistic Children with Visual Schedules In the past, I’ve talked about the importance of having routines for autistic children. The predictability and structure is beneficial to them and it may help with their existing anxiety issues. It can also help with the transition back to school or between the school…

How to Help a Non-Verbal Autistic Child Make Meal Time Choices
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How to Help a Non-Verbal Autistic Child Make Meal Time Choices

I’ve talked quite a bit about how important visual schedules are for non-verbal autistic children. They have been huge for my autistic daughter. And I only wish that I’d developed something sooner to help my non-verbal autistic child make meal time choices. While she does have some food aversions, I have been incredibly fortunate that…