Oral Communication Resources

How-to guide for using a Communication binder. Included are sample pages designed to be
printed and used in a binder.

How to use Kathleen Ann Quill's Communicative Function Assessment Checklist.

 A tipsheet with some simple signs.

Tips on using visuals in the classroom. 

Several fun activities to help a child develop communication skills.

Understanding abstract concepts, such as the volume of one’s voice, can be difficult for
children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Adding a visual component to the otherwise abstract concept can often be very helpful for individuals with ASD. A voice level chart is one simple way to visually explain the concept of volume.

Improving the Reading Achievement of America's Children. 10 Research-Based Principles CIERA www.ciera.org. Miriam P Trehearne, CMEC, 2005.