,   Age: 14+

This tutorial will show you how to create interactive checklists and schedules for your students who need visual supports. #autismsupport #studentstakechargeoflearning

updated 11/14/17 to reflect the changes in the TinyTap creation process in v. 3.2.1






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Activity Content:

1. Reading
2. Soundboard: 1
Getting
Started, 2
All Done
Checklist, 3
Interactive
Visual
Schedule, 4
Creating a
Sound 
Board, 5
Using
Houdini
Images, 6
Including
Video
Clips, 7
Example
Boards, 8
Teacher
and Parent
Resources, Where Do You Want To Go?
3. Soundboard: Easy as ..., Define the problem - what is it that the student needs visual supports to do? Some common problems are ..., Decide which TinyTap 
feature is best to use., • Sound Board lets the student 
         tap on each item to also hear 
         the verbal input., • Say Something lets you
         record one verbal message
         up to 30 seconds. Student
         cannot opt to not listen., For images with no 
license restrictions ...
• pixabay.com
• openclipart.org
• clker.com
• TinyTap's web search
      (Flip the royalty switch), Refuses to 
stop when 
time is up
if task isn't 
finished, Does not keep
focus on task
to complete
on time, Forgets the 
steps in a
specific
task, Hi anxiety or
negative
behaviors at
time for
transitions, Select the visuals you 
want to use., OR, MORE
4. Soundboard: ↩️
5. Video
6. Soundboard: In a nutshell ..., Make the images on the left interactive by selecting "Create a Soundboard" under 'set activity'. You can record a verbal message or have a text box pop up when the image is tapped., On the right hand side, the image is of a checkmark for each item. Cover that with a colored shape or other image that hides the checkmark. Tap on the green circle with the hand icon that is above your shape to open the 'Houdini' options. Select "Hide on tap" and record an "all done" message.
7. Soundboard: Why use a visual checklist?, Visual supports enhance receptive language
and assist in providing meaning to students.
Many students with special needs have difficulty
attending to and processing lengthy verbal
directions. Research has shown that students are
able to attend to visual information more easily.
(Garretson, Fein, & Waterhouse, 1990). Visual 
support have also been shown to reduce anxiety
for students with ASD (Schneider & Goldstein, 2009)., ↩️
8. Video
9. Video
10. Soundboard: Why use a visual schedule with
your special needs students?, A visual schedule communicates the sequence of upcoming activities or events through the use of objects, photographs, icons, words or a combination of tangible supports. A visual schedule tells a student where s/he should be, and when they should be there. They are designed to match the individual needs of the student and will vary in length and form. Think of it as a student version of the calendars/agendas/Blackberries adults use., ↩️
11. Video
12. Soundboard: Making text/images interactive
with the Sound Board, 2. Draw any shape around 
the text or image that you 
want to make interactive., ↩️
13. Video
14. Soundboard: You can make any image appear/disappear with a tap. Just tap the image to bring up the small hand and open the interactivity menu. You can make the top image disappear when you tap it., ↩️
15. Video
16. Soundboard: Search for a video
in YouTube by title, 
topic, author..., Preview your
choices and
make your
selection., Use the tickers to
crop your video., ... or insert your own
video from your files., Play a Video, ↩️, 1, 2, 3
17. Soundboard: Forgets steps in a task?, Writing task
list that could
easily be made
into a rubric
for grading.
Help them 
take charge
of their
learning!, Use this type of self-eval for 
students to assess their own 
work or each others'. Help them 
become learning helpers!, Example of 
a list of steps
to solve a 
math problem.
Easy to turn
this into an
"all done" list
or add to their
visual sched., Rather than
recreating
the wheel,
search online
for lists you 
can import
and add the
check boxes., MORE, ↩️
18. Soundboard: Does not maintain focus on task?, Determine the distactors!, Problem-solving is a task
just like any other.
Create a self-assessment
with links to the task lists
so the student can take
control of their learning., ↩️, MORE
19. Soundboard
20. Questions: Resources, Steps for Implementation of Visual Schedules
(K.Hume, 2009), The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders.       http://unc.live/2wzfuTe, Visual Schedules: A Practical Guide for Families
(Katherine Havlik, n.d.) University of Utah Department of Educational Psychology.      http://bit.ly/2x5Plgm, Using Visual Schedules: A Guide for Parents
(Catherine Davies, 2017) Indiana University Resource Center for Autism.    http://bit.ly/2eyvefa, 8 Types of Visual Student Schedules
(Sasha Long, 2016) The Autism Helper blog
                    http://bit.ly/2gzGxEB



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