10 Awesome Resources for Visual Supports in the Classroom

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(found on peacelovelearning.blogspot.com)

Based on my stats, the majority of viewers are searching for information and resources on using visual supports.  So, today I will provide you with several helpful sites that will give you ideas and (mostly) free printables to make it easier for you to begin or continue to use visual cues with your students.

1. This site has loads of pictures to use for visual schedules, task analysis, communication boards and more.    http://visuals.autism.net/main.php?g2_itemId=117

2.  She has a great “Calm Down Kit” with pics and ideas to help students calm themselves.  This is on TPT for $7. http://theadventuresofroom83.blogspot.com/2013/04/calm-down-kit.html

3.   Tons of free ideas and pictures for visual schedules, behavior management and communication.  Look around the site to find what you need.    http://www.setbc.org/pictureset/SubCategory.aspx?id=9

4. This has several wonderful visual tools, free and ready to download.   http://www.victoriesnautism.com/visual-tools.html

5.    A great printable volume tracker.

http://thekinderkid.blogspot.com/2011/09/yakety-yak.html

6.    This is a freebie on TPT and a great resource for teaching students about greetings.

http://theadventuresofroom83.blogspot.com/2013/02/greeting-visuals.html

7.  http://www.frugalmomandwife.com/2014/05/free-printable-brushing-teeth-washing.html

8. Free printables for visual support manipulatives.  http://tadupre.wix.com/vsstrategies#!make-n-takes/c4

9. Chore chart; can be used for any sequencing activity, such as daily schedule or breaking down tasks into smaller steps.      http://www.mynameissnickerdoodle.com/2012/09/chore-chart-tutorial.html

10. I saved the best for last. This is an amazing site!  Click on “add” on the template and tons of photos are at your fingertips to browse and choose.  http://connectability.ca/visuals-engine/template-with-6-boxes-per-page/#content

I hope this makes it easier for you to make and use visual supports with your students.  Please let me know if you have more to add!

Miss Debi

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