Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Context of Speech-Language Pathologist Intervention
This clinical forum integrates research from many perspectives into recommendations for practice, and provides information for the communication support of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), including research regarding efficacy of augmentative communication modes and principles for providing intervention for infants and toddlers at risk for ASD.
You will be able to:
- summarize information from research regarding efficacy of augmentative communication modes
- identify early indicators of ASD in very young children and describe principles for providing intervention for infants and toddlers at risk for ASD
- explain the effect of the “priming” method described by Koegel et al. on the behavior of children with ASD
- describe the components of functional behavior assessment and positive behavioral support
- describe the components of the interdisciplinary assessment model presented by Prelock et al., and
- describe the performance of adolescents with ASD on Theory of Mind tasks
Instructor Disclosure: Not available. The content for this program was developed and published prior to the ASHA Continuing Education Board requiring instructional personnel to provide financial and nonfinancial disclosure statements.