Creating Visual Schedules
The Schedule Evaluation Tool (SET) for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disabilities
Imprint: University of Ottawa Press
The SET is a time structure assessment tool that measures the pictorial schedule needed by individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Intellectual Disabilities (ID). These individuals typically have deficits in executive function and memory, and therefore have difficulty orienting themselves in time.
The goal of the SET is to help caregivers and professionals working with these individuals to determine the type of schedule best suited to their needs and abilities and to implement it in their living environment, thereby promoting their autonomy and, consequently, their quality of life.
The SET includes materials, protocols and a manual that allow practitioners and professionals to assess the schedule of children, adolescents and adults in various settings such as educational daycare, school, internship or employment and residential settings.
The SET is divided into four distinct parts. The first part involves the manipulation of objects, photographs, pictograms and words in a formal assessment context. The second and third parts take place directly in the setting where the schedule is to be implemented. The fourth part is administered in the form of an interview with the person who knows the person best in the context where the schedule will be introduced.
Available formats: hardcover, trade paperback, accessible PDF, and accessible ePub
List of Figures
List of Excerpts
Description of Supplementary Material
The Importance of a Schedule
The Eight Schedule Characteristics Evaluated Using the SET
Sequence for Section
Procedures to Follow
Comments and Signature
Use the Adjustment Protocol to Modify these Seven Characteristics
Schedule Adjustment Sequence
Material Required for the Adjustment