Beyond the Basics: Taking Visual Schedules to the Next Level

autism1edWeb’s Teaching Students with Autism community held its May webinar on creating and implementing visual schedules and the benefits they provide for children with autism. Webinar presenters, Mandi Rickelman, MA (Supervisor, Monarch Center for Autism Preschool) and Anna Hutt Fredman, MS, CCC-SLP (Speech/Language Pathologist, Monarch Preschool) showed attendees how visual schedules can transform lives by organizing a child’s day, preparing him or her for everyday and unexpected routines, decreasing anxiety and challenging behaviors, and enhancing interactions and experiences.