Visual tools are so easy to use but they often help prevent major meltdowns.
Kevin is very rigid about the regularly scheduled events in his life. He knows that on Tuesday, Mom picks him up a little early from school to go for a doctor appointment.
On one particular Tuesday the schedule changed and Mom was not coming. She told him before he left for school. But, when it was the time that she normally picks him up, Kevin began pacing the floor. He didn’t remember that the plans were changed and became quite upset at the variation in his routine.