CORE VOCABULARY: They are no little things

Our language is made up of small words and enormous words, simple words and complex words, beautiful words and healing words. Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things. I am tempted to think there are no little things. –Bruce Barton.  There are many little words which make up our everyday language, a group of them are called the core vocabulary. WHAT IS CORE VOCABULARY? Core vocabulary is a set of words that we use frequently during communication, [...]

By |2017-10-09T11:31:21-04:00October 9th, 2017|Categories: AAC, Autism, Core Vocabulary|0 Comments

Using visuals to help individuals with Autism

Individuals with autism often have difficulty adapting to changes in routines, transitioning, focusing on tasks, interacting socially, and expressing themselves. Why should I use Visual Supports? Individuals with autism think in a visual way and can easily recall visual images and memories. Using pictures for communication can help increase memory skills, social communication abilities, and understanding of the environment and community. Pictures of routines/schedules may make transitioning easier because the individual can see what is happening now and [...]

By |2017-09-18T10:32:29-04:00May 18th, 2015|Categories: Autism, Blog, Core Vocabulary|0 Comments