Assessments are necessary for understanding the skill set of the learner, setting goals, and making meaningful progress, but the assessment of autistic students can be challenging. This podcast describes strategies and specific tools for formal, informal and observational assessment of autistic students' communication skills.
Course created on June 2, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to list 2 assessment tools to use with autistic students.
- After this course, participants will be able to list five foundational skills that can be captured on an informal assessment.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of observation in the assessment process.
|5-20 Minutes||Assessment measures|
|20-25 Minutes||Foundational areas to measure|
|25-30 Minutes||Importance of observation|
MA CCC-SLP, BCBA
Rosemarie Griffin, MA, CCC/SLP BCBA, is an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Podcast Host, and Product Developer. She divides her time between a public school and her own private practice- ABA SPEECH. She is passionate about helping autistic individuals find their voice and become more independent communicators. Rose loves sharing information through her weekly podcast- Autism Outreach and is also an invited speaker at the local and national levels.
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Content Disclosure: This course is presented jointly by SpeechPathology.com and ABA Speech, LLC.
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0.05 ASHA CEUs
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