Visual Supports Workshop – Presented by Sue Askeland, MA


Visual Supports Workshop

Presented on February 3rd, 2018 by Sue Askeland, MA

Susan Askeland recieved a Master’s Degree from the University of Nebraska in the area of speech language pathology and served as a speech therapist, autism consultant, and autism resource team member for Grant Wood and Northwest AEAs. Sue has been a TEACCH Trainer, ADOS Evaluator, Ziggurat Facilitator, and is trained in Michelle Garcia’s Winner’s Social Thinking, Jed Baker’s Social Training, STAR and the 5-Point Scale.

This workshop was presented in collaboration with Sue Askeland, The Iowa City Autism Community and The University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital Autism Center.

Workshop content is available via the links listed below.

Power point presentation 

Thinking in Pictures

Workshop Handouts, References and Materials

Sample Time Strip

Using Visual Schedules: A Guide for Parents

Transition Time: Helping Individuals on the Autism Spectrum Move Successfully from One Activity to Another

Change is Good! Supporting Students on the Autism Spectrum when Introducing Novelty

SOCCSS Worksheet – Birthday Party Example

SOCCSS Worksheet – Classroom Example

SOCCSS Worksheet – Blank Template

Pause Button and First Then Template

Handling a Change

Additional Recommended Resources for Creating Visual Supports