This packet includes 3 step-by-step recipes with picture directions for children with autism and early learners. All recipes are no bake.
*Dirt Dessert Cups
Also included are 2 versions of a comprehension sheet that can be used for all 3 recipes. One version of the comprehension sheet is multiple choice (with picture choices) and only requires the correct responses to be circled (very little writing!). The other version has a blank box for children to provide their own answer without visual support.
Recipe following is important for students with autism as it can lead to other forms of direction following. Since food is often a motivating item for my students, I have found that simple cooking activities are a great place to start. A
Cooking can be made into a great language activity, by having students request (verbally or with pictures) for all the ingredients/materials they need throughout the recipe.