Echolalic speech can reflect a Gestalt learning style that often accompanies hyperlexia and reading comprehension difficulties. This course provides an explanation of echolalia based on this framework, and describes related characteristics common in children with autism. Intervention strategies related to language, literacy, and socialization are also discussed.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the difference between immediate and delayed echolalia.
- After this course, participants will be able to list common characteristics in children who have a Gestalt learning style.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 5 interventions to assist in supporting language, literacy, and social development in those who present with echolalia.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction & Gestalt Framework|
|5-15 Minutes||Echolalia and hyperlexia defined|
|15-25 Minutes||Influence on language, literacy, and socialization|
|25-35 Minutes||Determining goals for spontaneous language and reduced echolalia|
|35-45 Minutes||Intervention for social and linguistic gains|
|45-55 Minutes||Strategies to improve reading comprehension|
|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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