Shifting Gears without a Hitch. Easing Transitions for Students with Autism. Executive Functioning. Organization and planning abilities Working memory Inhibition and impulse control Self-reflection and self-monitoring Time management and prioritizing
Easing Transitions for Students with Autism
- Changes in routine
-Outside factors such as anxiety
-Strategies for mastering academic work
- Social Stories
- Video modeling
- “all done”
- “ You should……”
- Count to 5 backward as a warning
Allow the student time to process the information you are trying to get across.
When possible, give the student choices that will promote positive outcomes.
Allow the student to fill in behavior charts, turn cards, etc.
Use visual supports and/or Social Stories to help the child understand his actions and the consequences.