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Visual Scheduling

This training module is part of the comprehensive suite of training and certification offered by the global leaders in inclusive aquatics, Autism Swim.

Autism Swim (AS) provides a range of professional development services for aquatic professionals working with Neurodiverse participants in and around the water. Autism Swim and STA have partnered to offer introductory training modules for those not quite ready to undertake the full training and certification. For more information on certification, please visit the website.

CPD Value
½ Point
Validity of Programme
Three years.
Length of Programme
Approximately 15 minutes

In this individual training module, Visual Scheduling, we talk through the benefits of visual schedules, and how to successfully implement them with your participants. We also look at preferred and less preferred activities, and using motivators to help participants achieve their goals in the water.

By the end of this module, providers will be able to:

  • Explain the benefits of a visual schedule in aquatic sessions
  • Create and implement visual schedules according to your participants learning and communication preferences
  • Utilise key aspects of visual schedules to motivate participants during their lessons
  • Understand and implement effective preferred to less-preferred activity ratios
½ STA CPD Point is issued upon successful completion of this training module.
I understand that by enrolling in this training, I am receiving training from Autism Swim; however I am not becoming Autism Swim Approved. If I wish to undertake the Autism Swim certification, there are additional requirements, and I can sign-up for this through Autism Swim’s website.


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