This podcast discusses ways - including communication group activities - to support autistic individuals who communicate through a variety of modalities. It also emphasizes the importance of taking into account an autistic person's communication and terminology preferences.
Course created on August 2, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3 modalities in which autistic individuals can communicate.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 activities that can be included in a communication group for autistic adults.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain why person-first language is not preferred by the autistic community.
|5-15 Minutes||Communication modalities|
|15-25 Minutes||Communication group ideas|
|25-30 Minutes||Guidance on using person with autism vs autistic person terms|
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 individuals with autism 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.
Nathan Morgan, MSSA, LSW, is a Social Worker at Milestones Autism Resources and has a background in childhood development, early intervention, and early childhood mental health. Nathan is also an autism self-advocate who has presented on panels, at events, and on the local news. Nathan is passionate about teaching and autism related research. Nathan currently leads an online social community for adults on the autism spectrum.
Nathan Morgan - Financial: Nathan Morgan is a Licensed Social Worker employed by Milestones Autism Resources. Non-Financial: Nathan serves on the Milestones Conference Committee for Milestones Autism Resources. Nathan is an individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder and will be speaking about his personal experiences.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented jointly by SpeechPathology.com and ABA Speech, LLC.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
0.05 ASHA CEUs
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