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DIY for Autistic Communication+ FREE Downloads!

Updated: Dec 31, 2021

DISCLAIMER: Cricut sent me the Cricut Joy Machine and tools as part of a paid collaboration on TikTok. This blog post is NOT paid. If you choose to shop through my links below, I may earn a percentage. This is at no additional cost to you. Thank you for supporting this mama!

How to EASILY Create Your OWN PECS-Inspired System!

Do you have a child with autism or that is non-verbal?

If so, this DIY is perfect for you! This system can help your child find the words they need to communicate. It's similar to systems I've used in my own classrooms and now I use it at home. Sometimes a simple visual can help make life easier. You won't regret trying this out!

Watch the video instructions on how to create these cards yourself! They're easy enough that anyone could do them, but also customizable for any individual needs your family might have.

And if you don't want to go through all the work of designing these cards yourself,

Check out the FREE DOWNLOADS by clicking here or scrolling down below this post.

I want to make it VERY clear that I am not a certified therapist or expert on non-verbal Autism. I do have years of training in Child Development and am a former Early Childhood teacher, however. This DIY is similar to systems I have used in my own classrooms, and now I use it at home! If your child is struggling to find the words, I hope this can help. Sometimes a simple visual can help to make leaps and bounds in communication with your child, and help bridge the gap.

Don't Have A Cricut?

Download FREE Sample Files here!

Supplies I used:

Wooden Square Blanks

Adhesive Square Magnet Sheets

Cricut Joy Smart Vinyl

Cricut Joy

These systems can help your child find words they need to communicate and give them a voice in their world. If you would like me to start by including one more of these DIYs, please let me know in the comments below!

You are not alone on this journey as a parent.

Autism is tough but it doesn't mean we won't be able to make life easier for our kids with these simple visual supports and materials.

I am with you, and we got this.



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