Visual Strategies Model
-A visual teaching method that -improves the communication process-teaches independence -Uses Visuals geared toward an individuals functioning level and interst
Reasons for using Structure

  1. Helps the person with Autism Understand
  2. Helps people with Autism BE calm.
  3. Helps people with Autism to Learn Better
  4. Helps people with Autism to Achieve Independence.
  5. Structure is our form of Behavior Management

4 Components of Structured Teaching

  1. Physical Structure
  2. Visual Structure
  3. Individual Work Systems
  4. Daily Schedule

Physical Structure
Clearly defined Physical and Visual Boundariessuch as use of carpet, placement of furniture, labeling, color coding