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Understanding Asperger Syndrome/High Functioning Autism: Diagnosis and Intervention Strategies

Course: #115 Level: Intermediate 2 Hours

This presentation will discuss the SLP role in the Diagnosis and Treatment of individuals with Asperger Syndrome/High Functioning Autism. The participants will understand important diagnostic criteria, targets for intervention and general strategies for improving overall success.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to list assessment tools used in diagnosis of HFA/Asperger Syndrome.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to state strengths and weaknesses of currently available assessment tools.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to name communication areas identified as weaknesses in HFA/Asperger Syndrome.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to list some specific intervention strategies for communication/social deficits.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-35 Minutes Overview
35-80 Minutes Diagnosis
80-110 Minutes Intervention Strategies
110-120 Minutes Questions and Answers

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