Accessibility in your environment is as fundamental as fresh air and a welcoming smile at the door.
Here’s how to do everything – from creating comfortable spaces, to simple modifications you can make to everyday toys. Sometimes, it’s the smallest things that make the biggest difference.
Adapting play materials
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC)
Here are two simple stories about adapting and accommodating. They’re a good place to start. An important part of the solution to Abdi’s mealtime behaviour is a simple adaptation to his environment at the table. In Chung Lee’s story, we use the environment to support success.
- Identifying skills to teach
- Request a food item
- Putting on a jacket
- Creating a positive environment
- Classroom layout tips
- Mealtime accommodations
- Children with food preferences
- Special diets
- Circle time
- Nap time considerations
- Getting dressed
- Steps towards toileting independence
- What is Specialized equipment
- How to use an Elimination record
- What are tube feedings
- Vision assessment
- Programming for a child with a visual impairment
- Programming for a child with a hearing impairment
- Types of hearing tests for children