American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Autism: Supporting Social Cognition in Schools

Live Chat Schedule

With online conferences you get the convenience of at-home learning combined with real-time access to speakers. Add these dates and times to your schedule!

Friday, April 25
11:00 a.m. – Noon, Eastern Connie Kasari, PhD
Topic: Engage With Play and Joint Attention
Monday, April 28
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Eastern Jane Wegner, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: ASD, AAC, and Social Connections
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Eastern Juliann J. Woods, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Facilitate Parent-Child Interaction
Tuesday, April 29
11:00 a.m. – Noon, Eastern Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP
Peggy C. Agee, SLPD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Social Skills and the Common Core State Standards
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Eastern Jed Baker, PhD
Topic: No More Meltdowns
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Eastern Gail Richard, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Social Communication in ASD: Assessment & Treatment Strategies
Wednesday, April 30
Noon – 1:00 p.m., Eastern Michelle Garcia Winner, MA, CCC-SLP
Topic: Reading Comprehension Through Social Development
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Eastern Sylvia Diehl, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Increasing Reading Comprehension in Students on the Autism Spectrum (AS): The Influence of Social Perspective on Comprehension
Thursday, May 1
Noon – 1:00 p.m., Eastern Tiffany Hutchins, PhD
Topic: Social Stories and Comic Strip Conversations: Support Communication
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Eastern Amy L. Donaldson, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Improve Social Communication Skills With ABA-Based Interventions
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Eastern Jason C. Travers, PhD, BCBA-D
Topic: Embed Learning Opportunities in a Natural Environment
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Eastern Patricia Prelock, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Plenary: Social Communication Challenges in Children With ASD
Friday, May 2
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Eastern Sherry Sancibrian, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Topic: Choose the Right Service Delivery Models


  • Chats are live, text-based (no audio), and last for 1 hour.
  • Chat times are preset; clear your schedule now so you can participate in each one.
  • Listen to the lecture before participating.
  • Have your questions ready so you can get the answers you need!

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