Part 1: Visual Schedule Demonstrate your knowledge of effective visual strategie
Part 1: Visual Schedule Demonstrate your knowledge of effective visual strategies by developing a visual schedule with 10 pictures. Using the template provided, choose 10 pictures from web resources, digital pictures, and/or clip art to create a visual schedule for a preschool student (ages 3-5). Please be sure to give credit to your resources by citing your source. The daily schedule may include pictures of activities such as circle time, workstations, bathroom breaks, snack time, recess, etc. Part 2: Essay After creating your visual schedule, answer the following prompts and write a persuasive essay (2-3 pages), describing the use and evidence supporting the use of visual schedules and other visual supports. Provide an introduction of visual strategies as well as a thesis statement. Describe the purpose of providing visual schedules and explain how the schedules can be effective with young children with ASD. Discuss the research support for the use of visual schedules. Describe two additional visual supports and/or management strategies such as choice boards, positive behavior charts, structure/organization of the learning environment, token systems, or task organizations that can be used with visual schedules. Give both an explanation of the two strategies as well as the purpose of the visual strategy. Support your decision to use the visual strategies based on the effects that the interventions have on different developmental domains (e.g., social/emotional, fine motor, gross motor, language/communication, cognitive/academic development, and self-help). Assignment Guidelines Your assignment should include the following elements: Title page: Provide your name, section number, and date Visual Schedule: Provide images and labels for 10 activities Body: In 2-3 pages, answer all the essay questions in complete sentences and paragraphs Your responses should reflect professional writing standards using proper tone and language, and be free of spelling and grammatical errors. The writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful, and should reflect knowledge of early childhood development and learning environments. Your viewpoint and purpose should be clearly established and sustained. Reference page: Sources in APA format You must include at least three Your full references should be listed alphabetically on the reference page. Use Arial or Times New Roman 12-point font, double-spaced, and left-aligned Use standard 1″ margins on all sides Use 6th Edition APA formatting and citation style throughout your paper If you need assistance with APA style, please visit the Writing Center.