This course is part of the 2017 Nancy McKinley Lecture Series, Supporting Young Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Sometimes the "little things" can cause the biggest problems for those with autism. This course will teach participants how to use visual strategies to help avoid behavior problems so students can achieve success in life activities.
Course created on October 3, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to identify significant challenges in students' communication and functioning that affect their ability to participate successfully.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify situations where communication breakdowns can affect students' behavior.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to use specific visual supports that can significantly improve student behavior and independence and allow successful participation in school and life opportunities.
|5-10 Minutes||Strengths & challenges in autism|
|10-15 Minutes||What are visual strategies|
|15-30 Minutes||Issues related to time|
|30-35 Minutes||Managing travel|
|35-40 Minutes||Travel story|
|40-50 Minutes||Managing issues related to transitions|
|50-55 Minutes||Transition story|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Linda Hodgdon, MEd, CCC-SLP
Linda Hodgdon, MEd, CCC-SLP is a Speech-Language Pathologist who is internationally known as a pioneer in developing the use of visual strategies to support communication for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and related learning needs. She is the author of many books and articles including Visual Strategies for Improving Communication, considered a classic in the field. Linda has traveled the world and hosts online training programs highlighting her visual strategies message.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, which provided in-kind support.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
Course participation information
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
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International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards
The continued family of websites, including SpeechPathology.com, is a Certified Training Partner of IBCCES. This course is offered for a maximum of 1.0 CE hours for the autism certifications issued by IBCCES.
Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.
California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.
Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.