How to make changes and give specific help at home with my child / young person's understanding, talking and communication
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The resources here will help you reach the outcome: "I know what changes I can make at home to help my teenager with their particular difficulties with understanding, talking or communicating."
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Teen Life Programme
Teen Life is a support programme for parents and carers, offering advice and guidance on strategies and approaches to working with autistic children and young people aged 10-16 years. The Teen Life programme aims to empower parents and supporting professionals to understand more about how autism is experienced by autistic teenagers.
Widgit provides symbols that you can use to support communication such as creating communication books to share information; visual timetables to support understanding of structure and routine; task boards to support independent learning and pictures to develop vocabulary. Here you will find more information about how to use symbols to help communication and independence. It also include resources and ideas to get you started.