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Visuals Using Picture Symbols Motivate Kids to Communicate and Learn

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Studies show that early and consistent use of visuals such as picture symbols and photos encourage communication AND speech. Here's a selection of augmentative comunication aids and visual supports that can be used by educators and parents to motivate young children to engage and communicate about things important to them.

Use these basic tools with picture symbols or photographs to encourage communication and active participation in all settings where learning occurs. When used consistently across all environments, such as school, home, childcare enviroments and after school programs, communication aids help build communication skills, independence AND self-esteem.