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Canucks Autism Network is committed to promoting autism acceptance in school environments. We are pleased to offer a range of services for staff across the school setting, as outlined below.

  • Workshops

    Contact us to book a workshop for your district’s next professional development day. Content focuses on autism and the school environment with an introduction to a range of strategies for support.

    Do you know a school that you would love to see trained by Canucks Autism Network? Recommend them to us here.

Visual Supports

A visual support is a picture or other visual item to increase communication and show learners what you are saying. They help provide a concrete representation of what you are trying to communicate when you are using strategies to increase engagement, motivation, and predictability. Visual supports can be pictures, drawings, objects, words, or lists.

2 Box Choice Board or 3 Box Choice Board 
Increase motivation by providing two or three choices
3 Box Visual Schedule 
Display the order of activities and increase predictability and structure (can be used as a choice board).
10 Token Board 
Reinforce small steps and celebrate with a preferred item or activity after individual receives all 10 tokens.
Countdown Strip  or Countdown Strip with Words or Countdown Strip with Numbers 
Count down from five to increase predictability and motivation.
First/Then Board 
Use a first-then board to incorporate a fun/preferred activity and increase motivation.
Wait Card  
Use a wait card to provide a concrete representation of the abstract concept of “waiting”.


Training Feedback

Have you recently completed a workshop with Canucks Autism Network? We’d love to hear your thoughts. If you’d like to share your feedback,  please fill out this Training Feedback form.

Host a Canucks Autism Network Event at Your School

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