Autism Visual Behavior Management - I Feel I Need Visual Aid File Folder

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Adapting for Autism
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  1. Add schedules, visuals, rules and communication supports to your special education classroom with this mega bundle of autism visual aids.Using visuals, particularly with students with autism is a best practice and can have the following benefits:increase independencedecrease transition difficultiesi
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This visual choice board is a simple resource for your special education or inclusion classroom. Providing a student with this file folder visual support may allow him to express his needs without having to find the words.

While this visual was designed for students with autism, it can be beneficial for any struggling students. Even verbal students can have trouble retrieving the words or articulating what they need. Offering this simple visual can aid a student in saying "I feel confused. I need help" or "I feel frustrated. I need a break."

This is not meant to be a choice board for 'wants' which is why toys, computer, iPad etc is not provided. Rather this is a support to use when a student is struggling, overstimulated, frustrated, overwhelmed, sick, upset, tired, confused etc.

Teachers, paras, aides and therapists who have built a relationship with a student can often guess what the student feels and needs in these moments. However, responding to an outburst, problem behavior or non-compliance with what they are likely looking for reinforces an improper way to request those things. This visual support can help students learn to ask appropriately!

Packet includes folder labels, instructions to make the file folder and directions for use. I have included two pages of basic 'feel' and related 'need' icons.

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This resource was a great addition to the communication support I use for my students. I was able to choose a few options at a time for them to choose from and the product comes with many pictures for wants/needs.

I love this resource! This has been super helpful with SEL learning and helping kiddos identify what they need and avoiding meltdown. It was easy to put together and it has been a great addition to my classroom!

This has been great for my non-verbal and limited verbal to express their needs! The choices are great and it makes a perfect connection between feelings and needs.

As we move toward more and more SEL practices, this resource is great at helping students identify how they are feeling and what they can do to help themselves.

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