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Visual supports provide a visual reference point that can be used as often as needed, and support the communication process.

Visual supports can help people on the autism spectrum with their skill development and increase independence.

We have an online learning module on Visual Supports. It takes forty-five minutes to complete, and can be found in our Online Learning Hub.

Click the download button below to access our information sheet.

Janzen, J. E. (2012) Understanding the nature of Autism. A guide to the Autism Spectrum Disorders (3rd ed.). Hammill Institute on Disabilities.

Wong, C., Odom, S. L., Hume, K. Cox, A. W., Fettig, A., Kucharczyk, S., & Schultz, T. R. (2013). Evidence-based practices for children, youth, and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina. Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, Autism Evidence-Based Practice Review Group.