Individual schedules can be used to encourage independence and to reduce anxiety. Children who have an aversion to transitions can also find schedules helpful, especially if they are moving from a highly preferred activity to something that they may not prefer.
In ASD Nest, the cluster teachers use a variety of schedules tailored to meet the individual needs of our students. These schedules may also be helpful at home, especially if there will be a change in routine.
Below is a sample of a general schedule that is used by the ASD Nest Cluster teachers.