Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder exhibit severe auditory deficits relative to neurotypical peers. The goal of this course is to review published literature regarding the typical auditory performance of children who are diagnosed with ASD as well as to provide clinically-focused assessment protocols and auditory-focused management strategies for children with ASD.
Course created on January 12, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to employ strategies for testing children with ASD.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the auditory behaviors that may be improved in children with ASD when using remote-microphone technology.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the best approach to fitting remote-microphone technology on children with ASD.
|5-20 Minutes||Typical auditory behaviors of children with ASD|
|20-30 Minutes||Mechanisms associated with auditory deficits in children with ASD|
|30-50 Minutes||Benefits of remote-microphone technology|
|50-55 Minutes||Fitting remote-microphone technology|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Erin Schafer, PhD, CCC-A
Erin Schafer is an Associate Professor and the Director of Graduate Studies in Audiology at the University of North Texas in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences. She teaches courses and publishes peer-reviewed research on the assessment and (re)habilitation of adults and children with hearing loss or auditory disorders. She currently services as the Editor of the Journal of Educational Audiology, has worked as an educational audiologist, and continues to provide consulting services to local school districts. In 2013, she was awarded the Cheryl Deconde Johnson Award for Outstanding Achievement in Educational and Pediatric Audiology.
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