American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Autism Around the World: Practice Models in China and Brazil

September 21, 2013

10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. ET

Sponsored by SIG 17 Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders

This live event is an opportunity to hear from two worldwide experts in the area of autism. You will learn how autism is viewed in China and Brazil, from both an academician and a private practitioner’s perspective. They will identify models of education and treatment for individuals with autism in their country and describe unique treatment methods that encompass the role of the family and the treatments for addressing, language, pragmatic and AAC needs. The following panelists will be available to answer questions:

  • Dr. Fernanda Dreux M. Fernandes, PhD, CCC-SLP, Professor of Phonoaudiology at Faculty of Medicine, Sao Paulo University, Brazil
  • Ms. Shari Rosen, PhD, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist and Founder of the Essential Learning Group, Shangai, China

This free event is open to anyone (it is not offered for CEUs).

 

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