Objectives

Users of this course will be able to:

  • Know the best use of visual supports to facilitate transitions of students with ASD.

  • Understand the value of visual supports in aiding children with ASD to maintain attention.

  • Recognize the visual supports that that teach and maintain social skills .

  • Understand the best visual supports for enhancing language development.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Using Visual Supports

  • 2

    Introduction, Research and Benefits of Using Visual Supports

    • Visual supports: prerequisite understanding

    • Quiz #1

  • 3

    Behavior

    • Behavior: Part One

    • Quiz #2

    • Behavior: Part Two

    • Quiz #3

  • 4

    Social Skills

    • Social Skills

    • Quiz #4

  • 5

    Language

    • Language

    • Quiz #6

  • 6

    ADL and Leisure Skills

    • ADL Skills, Leisure Skills, Teaching Methods

    • Quiz #7

    • Survey for Visual Supports

Visual Supports for Students with ASD

The complete guide for teaching visual learners.

Individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) frequently have difficulty understanding, recalling, and using verbal information including organizing their environments and thoughts and in processing auditory stimuli. Visual supports are used to aid children with autism to maintain attention, understand spoken language, and sequence and organize their environments.

Instructor

Sara L. Stern

BCBA, LBA NY

Sara L. Stern is a Board- Certified Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Behavior Analyst in the State of NY. Completing her coursework through Penn State University, she has been a BCBA for close to 12 years, and has utilized her expertise and experience in many varied roles. Sara L. has been clinical director and provided services for a number of agencies, and is called upon to consult regularly. She presents trainings and webinars on a variety of topics, and currently lectures as an adjunct professor at Manhattanville’s ABA program as well as for the College of Mount St Vincent’s Special Ed Masters program. Sara L. has provided supervision for those going for their BCBA and provides mentorship to new BCBAs as well.

Reviews

5 star rating

Visual Suports

See my comment in the end review of the course. Great course.

See my comment in the end review of the course. Great course.

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Marja Huzevka

5 star rating

WAS GOOD

WAS A GENERAL OVERVIEW, WAS EASY TO UNDERSTAND

WAS A GENERAL OVERVIEW, WAS EASY TO UNDERSTAND

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Eugenia M. Interian

5 star rating

Good

Good read

Good read

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Zainab Hammad

5 star rating

so practical

rivky reich

5 star rating

Lots of ideas

This course gave me a nice amount of techniques I can tweak for my clients in private practice. Thank you

This course gave me a nice amount of techniques I can tweak for my clients in private practice. Thank you

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Harry Mark Tennyson

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