Children with autism who have minimal verbal skills present particular communication challenges. This course discusses assessment and intervention strategies to evaluate and increase intentionality of communication, as well as support social interaction and language development in this group of children.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to determine the state of intentionality in children with autism.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify environmental modifications that increase intentionality.
- After this course, participants will be able to list and describe interactional strategies that increase intentionality.
|5-10 Minutes||Intentionality framework/factors influencing expressive language and intent|
|10-15 Minutes||Principles of social developmental evidence-based practice|
|15-20 Minutes||Determining level of intentionality (assessment)|
|20-30 Minutes||Intervention strategies to address factors|
|30-40 Minutes||Implementing strategies|
|40-50 Minutes||Visual supports|
|50-55 Minutes||Augmentative/alternative communication (AAC)|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Lisa R. Audet
Lisa Audet is on faculty in Speech Pathology and Audiology at Kent State University. Her research and teaching interests are in the areas of child language development and disorders, autism, and augmentative communication. Dr. Audet has over 35 years of clinical experience working with children with neurodevelopmental disorders.
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0.1 ASHA CEUs
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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