This presentation will discuss the SLP role in the Diagnosis and Treatment of individuals with Asperger Syndrome/High Functioning Autism. The participants will understand important diagnostic criteria, targets for intervention and general strategies for improving overall success.
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This course was recorded on April 29, 2008
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This was an outstanding course. I am an SLP with a son who has Asperger's, and this is the best presentation I have ever seen on the subject. I do not work with children with Asperger's syndrome, but I will be incorporating a number of the techniques presented into our home life.
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Donna S. Murray, Ph.D.
Dr. Murray has over 20 years experience working with individuals on the autism spectrum, providing speech-language therapy and autism consultation to families, schools and community agencies. She holds a joint faculty appointment in Pediatrics and the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders where she teaches a course in "Communication Issues in Autism Spectrum Disorders" and mentors student research projects. She is a past Co-President and current board member of the Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati, member of the Regional Autism Advisory Council and Hamilton County Autism Task Force. She has a particular focus in HFA and Asperger Syndrome. Her research areas include joint attention, language and play, and social skills development in children with autism spectrum disorders.
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