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An Effective & Efficient Tool to Teach Pragmatics – Part II

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This Part II of the 2-part presentation will review and discuss social stories and provide ways to implement this technique with your clients for effective and efficient outcomes. A “how-to” and checklist will be provided during the lecture.

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Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to write a basic social story for use with a client.
  • After this course, participants will be able to identify the ratio required for an effective Social Story.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe how to translate a goal into understandable steps.
  • After this course, participants will be able to identify the skills and processes that support successful social communication.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-15 Minutes Introduction and Overview
15-45 Minutes Fundamentals established/practiced
45-55 Minutes Review of checklist
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

Course Presenter

mary ellen hood

Mary Ellen Hood, M.S., CCC-SLP

Mary Ellen is Program Manager and adjunct faculty member for Chapman University’s Post-Baccalaureate Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders.  She received her undergraduate from University of Southern California and master’s degree from University of Redlands.  Prior to her present assignment, Mary Ellen served as the Executive Director for Newport Language and Speech Centers in Southern California for over 17 years.  She has developed many programs and supervised a large staff that work with autistic individuals, and  many different disorders and disabilities. She was a member of Senator Lou Carrera’s taskforce on autism.

The presenter does not have any financial or nonfinancial considerations that are relevant to this course content. Nor does she have any affiliations with corporations or products that may be related to same.

Presenter Disclosure: This presenter has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.


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