Concrete Supports Strategies for Teaching Learners with ASDVI to: HOLD INFORMATION STILL
Where does the student struggle? Will a modification or concrete support assist in understanding and implementation?
Organization of Space Organization of Activities Organization of Time and Expectations Concrete Supports • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erFrIz9HNMg
Communication Schedules -Transitions How To - Directions Clarification-Understanding Conversation Starters Behavior Management Organization Scripting Expectations -How Much Possibilities for Life Activities
Consider organizational supports such as checklists, visual schedules, templates, outlines, concrete examples, written directions, timers, labeled bins or shelves, etc. These supports should assist the person in understanding: • i. What work is to be completed • ii. Where it is to be completed • iii. How much is to be completed • iv. Where to begin and end tasks • v. The allotted time for completing tasks • vi. What to do when one is finished
Level of Representation Note: It may not always be obvious.
The Process • Assessment Needs of Environment Needs of Individual Level of Representation • Design Support • Baseline Data • Teach • Data Collection and Analysis
Organization Skills • Are the systems designed for the individual? • Can the systems be used across settings? • Are you teaching the student how to manage own system? Organization Rating Scale
What happened? Social Autopsies Worksheet
Academic Supports, including Higher Education to assist with understanding…
FIGURE 10: Semantic Map: Braille pets Things to talk about with my friends music sports
CONCRETE SYSTEMS PLANNING FORM Student:
ACTIVITY Plan a System
Autism Spectrum Disorders and Visual Impairments: Meeting Student Learning Needs Autism Internet Modules How to Develop and Implement Visual Supports Graphic Organizers: http://www.edhelper.com/teachers/graphic_organizers.htm?gclid=CO_cz8eegpQCFSQqagodvC9LVw Do2Learn: http://www.do2learn.com/ http://www.usevisualstrategies.com/ http://www.lburkhart.com/handouts.htm http://card.ufl.edu/visual.htm http://www.usevisualstrategies.com/AutismVisualPrintablePictures.aspx Resources