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Voice Volume Meter Scales

Discover Voice Volume Meter Scales to help individuals who experience challenges with modulating their voice volume levels. Some individuals on the autism spectrum may have difficulties understanding the importance of appropriate voice volume in different settings. They may speak too loudly and not know how to adequately adjust their voice volume in these different settings. Using a visual scale to represent voice levels in specific situations can be very helpful for many individuals with ASD. These visual scales can be used in the classroom, home, or community settings. Voice volume meters can vary in size from an index card, a half sheet of paper, or displayed poster size. They can be displayed in a stationary location or made portable. Using Voice Volume Meter Scales can help individuals monitor their own voice in a fun and engaging way.


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Voice Volume Meter Scales

Voice Volume Meter Scale - 3 Panel Blank Template
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Voice Volume Meter Scale - 3 Panel Animal Example
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Voice Volume Meter Scale - 3 Panel School Environment Examples
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Voice Volume Meter Scale - 6 Panel Blank Template
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Voice Volume Meter Scale - 6 Panel Example
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Voice Volume Meter Scale - Megaphone - 6 Panel Blank Template
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Voice Volume Meter

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