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TAP Can Help: Utilizing Visual Supports During School Break

February break is an exciting time for families and for those with an autistic child some unique challenges may be presented as routines are disrupted, so we are here to provide you with some tips and tricks to help you get through break.

Providing structure and predictability can be helpful in decreasing anxiety. Considering using a schedule to provide information in a concrete manner when school is on break.

Consider this calendar below provided by The Autism Project:

This calendar can be used to show the progression of the February break vacation and show when school will resume.

Using a daily schedule can also help ease transitions.

Here are some examples of daily schedules:

If you have further questions, or if you need help creating visual support for your home, please email Susan at or call 401-785-2666 ext 76796