Autism Success Stories
Visual Strategies create Autism SUCCESS STORIES. Here are some examples.
Visual strategies are tools that can help change problem situations. Here are some examples of how people have used visual strategies to help students have more appropriate behavior and become more successful in their life activities.
Mitchell’s pictures…Imagine having a beautiful, bright-eyed son who is born with ten fingers and toes. He crawls, babbles and plays according to all the developmental charts. Then, at about one-and-a-half years old, he stops making eye contact with anyone and his verbal skills all but disappear. To make matters worse, your pediatrician tells you . .
Leesa goes grocery shopping…Grocery shopping was unbearable! We hated taking Leesa, our daughter with autism, to the grocery store. She had nothing to do. She would get our attention by breaking away and make us chase her all over the store. When we would go past certain items, Leesa would emotionally demand that . . .
A Simple Sign Will DoMy daughter Leesa loved to destroy her mother’s closet. Leesa is an eleven-year-old girl with autism. She does not understand the concepts of privacy or of respecting other people’s possessions. Each time Leesa destroyed her mother’s closet . . .