As SLPs, it is imperative for us to understand the behavioral and communication needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Walk away with functional, evidence-based practices to use with clients and students.
Level, Authors, and Disclosures
Financial Disclosure: Phuong Lien Palafox, M.S., CCC-SLP was an employee of Bilinguistics. Bilinguistics receives royalty payments for online courses.
Non-Financial Disclosure: Phuong Lien Palafox does not have any non-financial relationships to disclose.
Approximately one out of fifty-nine children in the United States lives with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Understanding the behavioral, social and communication needs of individuals with ASD can maximize your efforts as a speech-language pathologist. This comprehensive course will provide effective, evidence-based practices with family-centered practice in mind.
This session provided evidence-based practices for speech-language pathologists working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Functional strategies to address behavioral, pragmatic and communication needs were discussed to maximize clinical and educational efforts. Additionally, family-centered practice was discussed to support the comprehensive needs of the client/student.
Participants will be able to:
Describe the characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder and how it is diagnosed.
Identify effective, evidence-based practices for clients and students with Autism Spectrum Disorder to address receptive and expressive communication, behavioral and social/pragmatic needs.
List considerations for family-centered practices when supporting the needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
02 minutes–Introductions and Disclosures
10 minutes–Definition of Autism Spectrum Disorders & Roles/Responsibilities of
35 minutes-Evidence-Based Strategies to Address Behavior, Social Skills and
10 minutes-Family Centered Considerations for ASD
03 minutes- Closing