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Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) CEU Courses for SLPs

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Helping Adolescents Navigate Mental Health and Social Thinking Challenges
Presented by Sharon Baum, MA, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, Dec 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #9076Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course discusses the specific mental health challenges that adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) confront. It will also address ways in which SLPs can identify warning signs, differentiate social thinking challenges from a mental health challenge, and collaborate with others in order to work effectively with students when they are struggling with mental health issues.

Incorporating Movement Activities to Improve Joint Attention and Executive Function for Preschoolers with ASD
Presented by Kelly Vess, MA, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, Feb 4, 2020 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #9096Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a four-part series, Incorporating Movement to Comprehensively Treat Preschoolers with ASD. This course will describe how to comprehensively treat preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder by addressing comorbid motor impairments. Participants will learn how to incorporate task-oriented fine and gross motor movement activities to increase joint attention and executive function skills to improve life-long outcomes. This course is presented in partnership with Thieme Publications.

Communication and Independence for the Young Adult with Autism
Presented by Lisa R. Audet, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9005Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Intellectually capable young adults with autism have unique social, communication and emotional needs. This course will explore the socio-cultural aspects of equity and inclusion that individuals in this group encounter. It will also address the interrelationship of individual needs, therapy strategies, and the skills needed in order to navigate this socio-cultural context.

Modified Leisure Skills for Students in Middle and High School
Presented by Rosemarie Griffin, MA, CCC-SLP, BCBA
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Course: #8957Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will discuss the importance of social skill instruction and leisure skill building for students with autism and other complex communication disorders. The focus will be on individuals in 6th grade to adulthood.

Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club: Neurodiversity and Speech-Language Pathology - Thinking Differently
Presented by Mary Alice Keller, MA, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8910Level: Advanced1 Hour
This Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club course will discuss neurodiversity - the idea that disorders like autism should be considered a normal human variation - and how it affects the practice of speech-language pathologists with their pediatric and adult clients. Theories and strategies, as well as professional and personal impact, will be addressed.

Helping Adolescents with ASD Access the Curriculum Using Social Thinking Strategies
Presented by Sharon Baum, MA, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8908Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will discuss the social thinking difficulties in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that create barriers to academic achievement. It will also describe tools that SLPs can use in collaboration with classroom teachers to help students with ASD overcome these challenges.

Evaluation of Children with Hearing Loss and Suspected Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Early Intervention Perspective
Presented by Wendy Deters, MS, CCC-SLP, LSL Cert AVEd
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Course: #8876Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course will examine the similarities and differences between hearing loss (HL) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) so that SLPs can assist in differential diagnosis for children 0-3 years old. Evaluation tools, speech/language characteristics of the degrees of hearing loss, listening skill progression, and typical pragmatic skill development of children with hearing loss will also be discussed.

Hide and Seek: Recognizing females on the autism spectrum
Presented by Glenis Benson, PhD
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Course: #8855Level: Intermediate1 Hour
There is increasing awareness that autism spectrum conditions occur in females at a rate previously unrecognized. This course will discuss gender differences and the rationale for identifying these females so they receive appropriate support. This course is presented in cooperation with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).

20Q: From Kanner to DSM-5 - Autism from an SLP Lens, Part II
Presented by Theresa Bartolotta, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8615Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will describe the changes in diagnostic criteria and practices from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) criteria that were published in 1994, through the publication of DSM-5 in 2013. This historical perspective will enable speech-language pathologists to gain a deeper understanding of how autism has evolved through the decades.

Sensory Processing Disorder and Its Impact on Speech and Language in the Pediatric Population
Presented by Joleen R. Fernald, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
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Course: #8568Level: Introductory1 Hour
Speech-language pathologists see children with a variety of communication challenges, often with co-morbid issues such as sensory processing disorder (SPD). This course will focus on SPD and its impact on speech/language skills as well as strategies to support the children with whom SLPs work.