ConnectABILITY

Each of the on-line stories highlights one of the three areas in “Skills for Success”. Each area contains a wide variety of tips and activities that you can use to help prepare your child for school. Stories are an excellent …
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Learning new self-care tasks such as dressing oneself takes time and practise. A visual sequence is basically a series of pictures showing the steps that are necessary to complete a task. Breaking a self-care task into several steps (a process …
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We as adults all rely on visual helpers every day. We use calendars, day timers, street signs, grocery lists, maps, and so on. Using visual cues in our environment allows us to plan, organize, and most of all be independent. …
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Vestibular stimulation is the input that your body receives when you experience movement or gravity. It can be mild; nodding your head or climbing stairs or it can be intense; skydiving or a rollercoaster Characteristics of Vestibular Dysfunction Vestibular input …
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What is vision assessment? A vision assessment is an organized procedure for gathering information about the health and function of the vision system. Assessments can be done at home, school, and during regular examinations with the doctor. A child with …
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The Visual Communication workshop has been created to help parents and caregivers expand their communication through the use of simple but powerful visual tools. Before the Session Starts Materials Required: Icebreaker option one – picture symbols of bottle shapes option …
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Fact Sheet

A visual impairment is the consequence of a functional loss of vision, rather than the eye disorder itself.
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Many children with ASD are visual learners. This means they understand and remember information better when the see and hear it rather than just hearing it. Visual Schedules What is a visual schedule: A visual schedule shows what activity is …
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Many children need support when learning new skills. Breaking a skill down into smaller steps can help a child learn one step at a time. The number of steps a skill or task is broken into depends on the needs …
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Wayne is a four-year old boy diagnosed with Autism. He is nonverbal and constantly in motion. He frequently climbs on furniture such as tables and chairs. The teacher will get up to follow him and bring him back to the …
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