Directions: Select your choice from the board and move it into the choice square.
Interactive Choice Board: Empowering Communication & Independence
This interactive choice board is a versatile tool intended for home, school, or community use. With a choice board, individuals, especially young children or those with communication challenges, can make choices related to basic emotions, needs, and leisure activities by choosing a photo from the board and moving it into the choice square. They can also just point or hover the mouse over their choice.
Enhancing Communication & Independence
Research shows that interactive choice boards have proven to be useful in enhancing communication and promoting independence for individuals with diverse needs. By providing visual options, it bridges communication gaps, reducing potential frustration and facilitating effective expression.
Anywhere Access with Device Convenience
Our choice board is accessible on any device, making it convenient for users to carry it wherever they go. Whether at home, school, or within the community, individuals can utilize the interactive features to express emotions, communicate basic needs, and explore leisure preferences.
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Proactive Tool to Reduce Frustration
As a proactive solution, our choice board serves as a valuable resource to prevent frustration. By empowering individuals with communication challenges to express themselves more effectively, it aids in creating a supportive and inclusive environment.
- Indiana University Choice Board Information
- Using Choice and Preference to Promote Positive Behavior from the U.S. Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning
Rachel Wise is the author and founder of Education and Behavior. Rachel created Education and Behavior in 2014 for adults to have an easy way to access research-based information to support children in the areas of learning, behavior, and social-emotional development. As a survivor of abuse, neglect, and bullying, Rachel slipped through the cracks of her school and community. Education and Behavior hopes to play a role in preventing that from happening to other children. Rachel is also the author of Building Confidence and Improving Behavior in Children: A Guide for Parents and Teachers.
“Children do best when there is consistency within and across settings (i.e., home, school, community). Education and Behavior allows us to maintain that consistency.”