Ready, Set, Go!

Ready, Set… Learn!

Preparing the environment for success.

Preparing for Learning

  • Considerations for setting up a learning space at home:
    • minimize visual clutter
    • minimize auditory distractions
    • use a variety of everyday household materials
  • Set materials up beforehand, to prepare the space and task for the young person.
  • Use a visual schedule.
  • Keep instructions short, clear and precise.
  • Use prompts such as “First, next, then…finished!” while working through a task.
  • Don’t forget to build play and exploration into schedules!

Image of a cork board with a yellow note with a lightbulb drawn on it.