Visual Supports to Enhance Receptive Communication

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20 minutes

For various reasons many individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have difficulty with receiving and interpreting verbal information. Michelle Pozin (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) discusses how the use of visual supports can facilitate understanding by providing a concrete, permanent manner to support understanding and increase independence. This presentation will give a brief overview and real life examples of the use of visual supports to enhance receptive communication in individuals with ASD.