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Visual Strategies Work!

Visual Strategies Work!

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  1. Visual Strategies Work! Donna Line, M.S. Courage to Risk Conference Saturday, January 26, 2008

  2. Visual Strategies • Proactive approach • Increase comprehension/processing • Increase learning • Increase positive behavior: Students are calm and organized • Reduce frustration and anxiety • Reduce or prevent challenging behavior

  3. Visual Strategies • Promote on-task behavior • Reduce reliance on verbal prompts • Build independence • Increase flexibility • Promote generalization • Increase functional language

  4. Visual Strategies • Useful regardless of IQ and communication skills • Stable stimuli • Allow time to process • Help with transitions • Promote mobility • Increase independence

  5. Visual Schedules • Describe and define a new activity • Instructions • How much work • What work • Where to begin • Sequence • Completion • Next activity

  6. Visual Schedule for this presentation • Structured environment • Social skills • Communication • Behavior modification • Academics • Life skills • Guidelines

  7. Structured Environment • Creates physical spaces

  8. Circle

  9. Quiet Time

  10. Quiet Time

  11. Dramatic Play

  12. Math

  13. Reading

  14. Art

  15. Music

  16. Creative Play

  17. Play Time

  18. Contact Information Donna Line (303) 562-7673 buffalovalley@hotmail.com