Based on recent literature reviews on the use of Visual Activity Schedules (VAS) for students with intellectual disability and autism, the strategy has been deemed an evidence based practice. Using the literature highlighted in the recent reviews, this article provides an overview of VAS and common skills VAS has been used to teach. Additionally, the authors provide guidelines on schedules variations, creating schedules, and implementing the schedules. Finally, several examples of VAS are included.
Spriggs, Amy D.; van Dijk, Wilhelmina; and Mims, Pamela J.. 2015. How to Implement Visual Activity Schedules for Students with Disabilities. DADD Online Journal: Research to Practice. Vol.2 21-34. http://daddcec.org/Portals/0/CEC/Autism_Disabilities/Research/Publications/dec2_2015%20DOJ_2.pdf ISSN: 2377-3677