This is Part 1 of a 2-part series, Adolescents with Autism: Reading & Writing for Success. Individuals with autism not only demonstrate difficulty in comprehending and producing spoken language, but struggle in learning to read, as well. This course will explore techniques for promoting reading development in adolescents with autism so that they can become successful readers at home, at school, and at work.
Course created on September 9, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to list five reading skills to target in adolescents with autism.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe two strategies that address text comprehension.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe two strategies that address improved oral reading.
|0-5 Minutes||Research foundations: Reading skills of adolescents with autism|
|5-15 Minutes||The development of reading through adolescence|
|15-20 Minutes||Basics of literacy intervention: Getting started|
|20-50 Minutes||Strategies for developing reading skills in adolescents with autism|
|50-55 Minutes||Summary of reading strategies|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Tina Veale, PhD, CCC-SLP
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