GPS for education of students with autism
In this bundle you will find information about what autism is, what consequences it has in the classroom and what students with ASD need.
Autism: Info for students
Through a presentation and some immersion exercises the students learn more about how children with autism experience the world and how they can take these children into account.
Sensory Overdose: How someone with autism experience the world?
Some people with autism have difficulty with sensory experiences: they hear, smell, feel everything intensely. This film gives the viewer an idea of the sensory overdose, and how often we encounter in our daily lives.
The movie is part of …
Dealing with students with ASD: Tips
A bundle full of tips around:
- communication with ASD students;
- organization of classroom activities and school trips;
- tackling tests, homework, speaking engagements;
- trips and school trips;
- adapted teaching materials;
- approach to problem …
How can I stimulate the learning process of students with ASD?
In what way can you, as a teacher, meet the specific needs of a pupil with ASD in mainstream education?
Fatima Fares conducted an investigation on this subject in the context of her graduation project.
She made a design (flowchart) with clear, …
Participate! : Help understand autism better
Do you want to know more about autism? Do you have questions about how you can support a child with ASD in daily life?
Discover the answers to these questions and many more on this site, the website for anyone who is looking for clear information …
Autism, a handicap with many faces: Info package
An extensive info bundle from the Flemish Autism Association with background information and tips.
- What is autism?
- Which signals can you recognize?
- How and what support can you offer?
- What influence does a person with ASD have on the …
Auto spectrum disorder: Information bundle
A bundle with the following chapters:
- What is autism?
- ASD shows itself differently at all ages.
- How does one determine whether someone has ASD?
- How often does ASD occur and what is the cause?
- What after the diagnosis of ASD?
- Concrete tips for …
Class behavioral problems: Concise information about disorders such as ADHD, DCD and more
On the site you will get a brief overview of behavioral problems and learning disabilities that you may encounter as a teacher with children in your class. For each disorder you get a list of the characteristics and a possible approach.
A student with autism in the classroom
The aim of the brochure is to give concrete tips and tools to teachers so that they feel more competent in dealing with pupils with autism.
This brochure is compiled by the National Expertise Center for Special Education (LECSO) and the Dutch …
Au'tis me a state: Tips about autism
Prints with tips for everyone who knows someone with ASD (autism spectrum disorder).
These prints can also be found on the Facebook page Au 'tis me' n condition .
Autism and anger
Autism and anger, a combination that often occurs and what can cause difficult situations. As a parent or counselor you often feel powerless and you would prefer that you could crawl into the child's skin to help him or her.
This blog briefly …
Kabass: Site for young adults with ASD
On this website you will find information, tools, links and tips within all kinds of themes.
Young people and young adults will find all kinds of information about studying, living, working, leisure time, relationships and relocation.
Sclera Pictos: Icons
On this site you will find all kinds of icons that you can use freely. They are arranged alphabetically or by category and you can also quickly search via the search function.
Basic vocabulary in pictures: Icons
Icons are used to visualize the basic vocabulary related to counting, clothing, pronouns, days of the week, months, clothing, professions etc. School language is discussed in the appendix 'assignments'.
The pictos used come from the free to …
Picto-Selector: Quickly select, adjust and arrange icons
Picto-Selector is a free tool for creating day rhythm cards. The download contains more than 28,000 icons.
Some useful functions:
- quick search options to find the desired images;
- automatically determine the size, depending on the desired number …
AutiPlan: Picto planning
Make a clear schedule with icons for a person with autism, ADHD or an intellectual disability. Print the schedule or use it directly on a PC, tablet or mobile phone.
Autiplan is planning software and has emerged to facilitate the daily recurring …
Autism: Action plan
An individual action plan specifically aimed at the behavior of students with autism.
ASS and group work: Step-by-step plan and work schedule
Many students with ASD (or another disorder) have difficulty with group work. This document deals in greater depth with the possible problems that can arise during group work. Tips and concrete material are offered to prevent or tackle these …
ASS operation: lesson cards
Fiches for standard activities in a car class:
- read and write,
- to calculate,
- party game,
- visit to the library,
- fruit moment,
The activity is written down on each sheet and there is a summary of …
On this website several apps are discussed, apps that can provide a clear added value for people with special educational needs: autism, intellectual disability, ...
In addition, other digital tips and tricks are discussed to support these children …
Tourism for Autism: Stress-free on a day trip
Are you going on a trip with your class soon and would you like to prepare it? Then take a look at Tourism for Autism.
This website collects visual step-by-step plans, sensory maps and so much more for different attractions in Flanders. These tools …
Students with ASD on exit: Checklist
Do you want to organize and supervise in an "aut-friendly" way? Please use this checklist. Are you really car-friendly, or are there any points you should take into account?
Son with instructions for use: Tools for children with autism
At this blogspot a separate page is dedicated to tools and tips for daily business:
- evening and morning ritual,
- dressing and undressing,
- coming home from school,
- at the table,
- what is allowed and what is not allowed in anger,
- promotion …
Step-by-step plans: Bringing structure into school routines
These roadmaps can be delivered to the students at the beginning of a school year:
- start of the lesson,
- fill in agenda,
- make book bag,
- doing homework,
- make a test,
- order school material,
- what in the absence?
Sclera icons are used in …
Countdown calendars, reward cards, day rhythm cards, ...
A site where you can download free daily routine maps, pictograms ... for use in the classroom or at home. Suitable for all kinds of applications and educational levels.
- move the calendar,
- reward card cleanliness,
- trial card …
Socially skilled in social situations: Step-by-step plans
Schemes for young people with autism to support them in social situations:
- receive visitors,
- to visit,
- solve a problem,
- talk on the phone,
- dealing with remarks,
- speak and listen.
The step-by-step plans are visually supported with pictograms …
Social learning story: If I do not understand something
This is a social learning story that I use with one of my students with ASD. It is therefore very individualized, and will not be useful for every student, but can perhaps yield ideas.
Request help: Help sheet
Help sheet for pupils who find it difficult to get attention in the right way during independent work.
This sheet contains a step-by-step plan with pictograms of sclera and explains step by step how the students can best ask for help to solve their …
Working together in the classroom
Because some students have difficulty collaborating in the classroom, this 'social script' was developed. The leaf contains sclera icons.
Class agreements: Traffic signs and pictos
The class appointments are shown with mandatory signs and prohibition signs. There is a clear pictogram and a corresponding sentence on each board.
When all boards are stuck together on a large sheet, the children can sign these agreements to …
Behavior card for the students
This document (with pictograms from Sclera) can be used at the beginning of the school year to make class arrangements with the pupils.
Afterwards, individual pupils can have support for such a behavioral card.
Rules and agreements on the playground
Some students find it difficult to enter free time in a correct way at school. They do not know what to do during the breaks. Borrowing often results from conflict. With this 'social script' I tried to give the student in question insight …
Shopping: Step-by-step plan with pictos
This document explains shopping step by step with icons and text.
Create book bag: Step-by-step plan
This checklist offers children who have trouble making their bookbag a foothold.
The step-by-step plan teaches children to check their book bag and put it in order before they leave for school or home.
Homework game: How do I do my homework?
You will find a step-by-step plan for making homework in the form of a game. This way children can learn how to make their homework in a playful way.
The step-by-step plan for the children is visually supported with scleral icons. For the parents …
Dress up at the turnles: Pictoverhaal
A step-by-step plan with fifteen pictograms that can be used as a tool to get dressed and undressed independently at the turnles.