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State-of-the-Art Visual Language Makes the Difference at Monarch Center for Autism

It is well known that most children on the spectrum have stronger visual than auditory processing skills, and as such, can benefit from the use of visual content to enhance communication, help organize daily experiences, and improve school performance. …The response of sisters, Ali and Catie, to visual input corroborates these observations. In 2006, Ali, then three and one-half years old, and Catie, then 18 months old, tragically lost their mother, a victim of domestic violence, at the hands of their father. Within 24 hours, their maternal grandparents were appointed the girls’ legal guardians, and literally went from being retired empty nesters to full-time caregivers.

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Published in the Autism Spectrum Quarterly

 

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