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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.
Use a first-then board to incorporate a fun/preferred activity and increase motivation.
Use a wait card to provide a concrete representation of the abstract concept of “waiting”.
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