Naturalistic, Focused Stimulation: Interventions for Communicative Impairments in Autism
Course Learning Outcomes
- Participants will be able to articulate the theoretical rationale and key principles behind naturalistic, focused stimulation interventions for communication impairments in children with ASD.
- Participants will be able to list resources for developing a program incorporating naturalistic, stimulation-based interventions for communication impairments in ASD.
- Participants will be able to discuss what current research is available supporting the effectiveness of naturalistic treatments for autism.
|0-5 Minutes||Special intervention challenges for autism|
|0-5 Minutes||Evidence-based practice, defining|
|0-10 Minutes||Behavioral intervention, rationale and efficacy|
|0-10 Minutes||Criticisms of behavioral intervention|
|0-10 Minutes||Defining outcomes: communicative competence|
|0-10 Minutes||Naturalistic approachesa. Theory of naturalistic interventions - Linguistic & Developmental Basis|
|0-15 Minutes||Overview of naturalistic techniques: a.Focused stimulationb.Following child's leadc.Creating participation opportunitiesd.Environmental modificationse.Family training|
|0-30 Minutes||Types of naturalistic approaches: Overview, efficacy dataa.Natural Language Paradigmb.Situated pragmaticsc.DIR Model, Floortimed.Hanen Programe.Pivotal Response Training|
|0-10 Minutes||Case Examples|
|0-10 Minutes||Challenges to naturalistic approaches & compatibility with behavioral ones|
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