Recommended size – 4 to 6 images per page
The First/Then Board can be used to
- teach logical sequence of events (e.g., “First tidy up, then go outside”)
- visually clarify step-by-step instructions
- assist with skill-building by motivating an individual to first engage in a less-preferred activity, knowing that a preferred activity will follow (e.g., “first puzzle, then train”).
The “first” picture is always an activity that you want the individual to engage in, such as a transition, or a skill-building activity
The “then” picture reinforces the “first” activity by being an activity or object that the person enjoys