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Developing Structured Work Systems for Students With ASD
FPG Child Development Institute
November, 2009

An important achievement for all students is the ability to function independently throughout the school day. For students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), activities that other students may find easy, such as transitioning from one location to the next, organizing their learning materials, and completing assigned activities, can be very challenging. A structured work system is a visually organized system designed to promote understanding and clarity for individuals with ASD, giving specific directions about what to do while also providing a systematic work routine.

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