My Child is a Visual Learner: What Does That Mean?

Children come in all shapes, sizes, and with different abilities. Your child with autism is no different in that regard. So, you’ve just been informed that your child with autism may be a strong visual learner. What will that mean for both you and your child? Every child learns differently, and visual learners have unique

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A Practical Guide to Creating Visual Schedules https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/creating-visual-schedules/

In a world that often feels overwhelming, especially for neurodivergent children, visual schedules have proven to be powerful tools to provide structure, promote independence, and reduce anxiety. A visual schedule represents a sequence of activities or tasks presented clearly and organized using images, icons, or words. They serve as a roadmap for individuals to navigate

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Using a Fire Drill Social Story https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/using-fire-drill-social-stories/

When a child with autism needs help understanding how to behave in certain social settings, one useful tool is the social story. These stories or packets help students learn necessary skills, preparing them in advance for an event or situation that might occur. Understanding the importance of fire safety or any type of disaster training

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The Best Picture Books for Autistic Children https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-picture-books/

Picture books generally help kids give context and meaning to the world around them. For children with autism, this doesn’t change. Many children with autism tend to rely on visuals such as pictograms to help them understand and organize information. According to the study, Children with autism and picture books: extending the reading experiences of

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Autism Flashcards: Aiding Learning and Communication https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/learning-flashcard/

It may be a generalization, but autism is often linked to a visual learning style. It follows that using flashcards (especially picture cards as visual supports) for learning may be a great tool for parents to help their child on the spectrum. Looking back at our lockdown history, late-night online shopping was replaced by later

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