Autism and Visual Schedule.

Autism from the Outside

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I can only imagine how challenging this season could be for parents, especially those with children on the Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC). In this period, there is need to set a daily routine to help the children cope during this season of Stay at Home. Children with autism thrive with visual schedule, it supports them to manage their day. Many children on the autism spectrum condition, struggle with not knowing what is going to happen next because of their challenge with executive functioning.

Executive function, has to do with our cognitive function, how individuals process information. It includes skills like planning, organising and priotising our day. For example, knowing the sequence to bath and dress up, preparing breakfast, undertaking self help skills, could be very tasking for some children with autism without a visual schedule. Hence the importance of having a visual routine/schedule at…

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My name is Nathan Young. I'm the founder of the Autism Candles project. I am a self-advocate. The candle project exist to make a statement about inclusion and opportunity. My email is nathan@autismcandles.com. Feel free to contact me. https://www.autismcandles.com

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