Empowering People, Launching lives

Increasing independence for individuals with autism through the use of visual schedules

Building confidence and independence

Andrew Swartfigure BCBA, Consultant with BeyondAutism, interviews Amy Sarrasin, ABA Supervisor at BeyondAutism and Tom Bailey, Head of Therapies, BeyondAutism.

In this podcast we explore the impact of effective person centred and multi- disciplinary working and how working effectively can mean that children can move to less intensive provisions.

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This podcast is ACE accredited, providing one Type 2 credit. To apply for this CEU please complete the short form at the bottom of this page.


References discussed

Dettmer, S., Simpson, R.L., Myles, B.S., & Ganz, J.B. (2000). The Use of Visual Supports to Facilitate Transitions of Students with Autism. Focus Autism Other Dev Disabil; 15(3): 163–169.

Havlik, K. (2015). Visual Schedules: A Practical Guide for Families. Retrieved April 9, 2019, from school-psych/_documents/grants/autism-training-grant/Visual-Schedules-Practical-Guide-for-Families.pdf&usg=AOvVaw1Hx T1wOebCcEtmd_F6rBVS

Hume, K., Loftin, R., & Lantz, J. (2009). Increasing Independence in Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Review of Three Focused Interventions. J Autism Dev Disord; 39(9): 1329–1338.

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