January 26, 2019
Understanding Daily Routines Better With Picture Symbols: The Amazing Powers Of A Picture Schedule!
By: Don D’Amore MA CCC-SLP Speech Language Pathologist
Consider the stress felt on your first day at a new job. So many things are new and unpredictable! Whether a person has a disability or not, stress comes when there is the uncertainty of not knowing key aspects in our day: where we will be, what we will be doing, how long we are doing it and/or what is coming next. After a short time our stress lessons as we follow our routines with the images and memories of our new schedule in our mind. We also think about and imagine possible solutions to disruptions in our day. The .........