Structured Teaching: Part 1 - Individualized Visual Daily Schedules
This course will help school staff members working with students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) better understand and implement the structured teaching best practice of using individualized visual daily schedules. We’ll discuss how the schedule addresses the needs of students with ASD, explain the critical process of individualizing the schedule, demonstrate how to teach students to use the schedule, cover the process of making needed adjustments, and explore numerous schedule examples used successfully in classrooms.
Catherine Faherty worked with the TEACCH® Autism Program in North Carolina for more than 20 years, where she performed diagnostic evaluations, served as a parent consultant and child therapist, consulted with school programs, and trained teachers and other professionals locally, nationally and internationally. She’s the author of “Aspergers...What Does It Mean to Me?" which provides children with high-functioning autism and Aspergers – and their families and teachers – with a method to understand the effects of autism in their daily lives. She also wrote “Communication…What Does It Mean to Me?” and “Understanding Death and Illness and What They Teach About Life.” You can learn more at www.catherinefaherty.com.