This is Part 4 of the five-part series, Targeting the Social, Academic, & Transition Needs of Young Teens with ASD. This course will describe (1) types of inferences, (2) difficulties making inferences, and (3) evidence-based strategies to promote the ability to make inferences. This course is presented in partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
Course created on August 9, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to describe types of inferences.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to analyze the inferencing abilities of students with social communication impairments.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe strategies that develop students' abilities to make inferences.
|5-20 Minutes||Inference types|
|20-40 Minutes||Inference difficulties in students with social communication disorders|
|40-55 Minutes||Strategies to develop students' abilities to make inferences|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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Carol Westby, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Westby is a consultant for Bilingual Multicultural Services in Albuquerque, NM and an affiliated professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT. She is a fellow of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), holds Specialty Recognition in Child Language, and has received the Honors of the ASHA and the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Geneva College and the University of Iowa. She has published and presented nationally and internationally on theory of mind, language-literacy relationships, narrative/expository development and facilitation, assessment and facilitation of written language, and issues in assessment and intervention with culturally/linguistically diverse populations.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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