Health and Personal Care
This category is a collection of visuals used for health care appointments, self-help and personal hygiene.
This visuals shows 1 x 1 images of showering and shampooing. Individual can mark areas on silhouette with red crayon showing areas washed. Color images, no text.
Bathroom Stop and Go
Two pictures to indicate if, "Go! The restroom is available" (green button) or "Stop! The restroom is occupied" (red stop sign).
Bathroom Time Material
A social narrative in book form giving instructions on how to independently use the toilet.
Bathroom: Girls Wiping Rules
A visual to help girls understand toilet hygiene.
Before We Go
Checklist for personal care. Can be printed, laminated and then individual can "check"
completed items with dry erase marker. 8 1/2 x 11 with color images and text
Brush Your Teeth
This is a vertical picture schedule with printed word directions on how to independently brush your teeth.
Brushing My Teeth
3 page social narrative using Mayer Johnson symbols and text describing the steps so that an individual can independently follow the steps to complete brushing their teeth.
8 ½ x 11, using Mayer Johnson symbols and text, a 3 page social narrative why it is important to have clean hands and how to keep your hands clean.
Daily Personal Care Checklist
Description: This is a sample of a customizable personal care checklist to help a in individual self-monitor their personal hygiene. This form can be used to collect data on performance of tasks. It was originally created using a table in Word. This checklist is typically used after a social narrative is reviewed to discuss the importance of personal hygiene.
Function: To teach an individual to self-monitor their routine of self-care, specifically hygiene.
Do Not Touch for Electrical Outlet
This visual shows an electrical outlet with diagnal red line across it indicating "no".
Color image with text.
Going to the Bathroom
This visual provides steps using picture symbols and text for independent use of toilet and washing hands.
8 1/2 x 11 with color picture symbols and text.
Going to the Eye Doctor
A visual to help individuals prepare for a trip to the eye doctor
Growing Up - Girl
8 ½ x 11, four page social narrative about going through puberty and starting her period. Uses color Mayer Johnson symbols and text.
Hair Brushing Rules
These images depict with pictures and text how to brush hair.
Colorful images with text.
Hospital Pain Scale
This is a visual schedule that can be used in the nurse’s office at school, doctor’s office or wellness clinics or hospitals, to indicate that an individual has pain, the degree of pain indicated by selecting a number on a pain scale and where the pain is located by pointing to a location on the body.
How I Am Feeling - I'm Sick Communication Board
Description: A visual support to aid communication when sick or in pain
Function: To offer visual choices with communication about being sick or in pain
My Deodrant Story
This is a social narrative to address showering and hygiene, with a focus on using deodorant.
Function: To improve understanding of the purpose of using deodorant.
Put on Socks and Shoes
This visual shows 5 steps of putting on socks and shoes.
Color photographs with text.
School Nurse Health Communication Booklet
This booklet was designed by SLPs for the school nurses.5 pages of visuals to help to communicate:
"What Hurts?", "How I Feel", "I Need", What Happened?", and "Where?"
Sequence of Dressing
This visual shows the steps of a boy putting on a shirt.
Colorful photographs with numbered steps, 1-4.
Shower routine with color picture symbols and text. Provides steps to develop independence in a shower routine.
Printed size: 8 1/2 x 11.
Sometimes We are Sick
Description: A social narrative to describe being sick.
Function: To describe being sick
Why I Wear a Vest
A narrative for explaining the sensory strategy of wearing a weighted or compression vest.