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Adolescents with Autism: Reading for Success!

Course: #7249 Level: Intermediate1 Hour 848 Reviews

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

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list five reading skills to target in adolescents with autism.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe two strategies that address text comprehension.
  • checkmarkAfter 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


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Tina Veale was paid an honorarium for this course by SpeechPathology.com. Non-financial: Tina Veale serves on the SpeechPathology.com advisory board.

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

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