Children With Autism: Matching Interventions to Communication Needs
August 1–13, 2018 | Online Conference
Continuing Education Credit
At this online conference you can earn up to 2.8 ASHA CEUs or 28 professional development hours (PDHs). The amount of units you earn is based on the number of sessions you complete and live chats you attend.
Recorded sessions are available on demand while the conference is in session. You may listen to them any time that fits your schedule. Each lecture is planned to be approximately 1 hour long. The exact duration of each one will be posted in the conference hall.
Each live chat session is 1 hour long. To receive credit for a live chat, you must be logged in for the full hour; you do not need to post a question to receive credit but you must be online. For this online conference only, we are piloting an option to earn credit for reading the transcript of a live chat if you are unable to attend. We encourage participants to attend live if at all possible, but if you have a schedule conflict, please post a question on the discussion board and then read the chat transcript before the last day of the conference. You may claim credit whether your question is addressed or not.
"I was able to earn so many CE credits in a short period of time, over a specific topic, and from so many different experts."
Since the conference is packed with great information, you will have access to recorded sessions, chat transcripts, and discussion boards for an additional 2 weeks (August 14–27) after the conference ends! During this extension, use the archived information for reference only—sorry, continuing education credit cannot be earned after the conference ends on August 13.
Reporting Your Attendance
You must enter your activities in the ASHA Learning Center to receive credit. We encourage you to report your activities after each session, but you may enter all your activities at once if you prefer. Activities must be reported no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday, August 13, 2018. If you need a record of the activities in which you participated—or think you may need a record in the future—you must report for credit by August 13.
The system will keep a running total of the activities you have reported, allowing you to track the number of hours accrued. The system will then convert your total hours to ASHA CEUs or PDHs as appropriate. You can find detailed instructions for reporting your attendance inside the conference site. If you are a member of the ASHA CE Registry, credits will be reported to the Registry no later than August 27, 2018.
If you miss the reporting deadline because of an extenuating circumstance, see the ASHA Professional Development
About CEUs and PDHs
ASHA CEUs and Eligibility
ASHA CEUs are awarded through the ASHA CE Registry to SLPs, audiologists, or speech/language/hearing scientists. To receive ASHA CEUs, eligible persons must join the ASHA CE Registry. Learn more
about the Registry.
Joining the Registry is optional. If you are eligible to earn ASHA CEUs, but choose not to join the Registry, you may track your own professional development hours (PDHs).
This program will be offered for up to 2.8 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area)
Professional Development Hours and Eligibility
Professional development hours (PDHs) are an alternative measurement unit for continuing education activities. Related professionals, SLP and audiology assistants, and others may receive PDHs.
PDHs from this conference apply toward ASHA certification maintenance. You should check with other authorities (such as state license boards or departments of education) to see if they recognize PDHs.
How ASHA CEUs/PDHs Are Calculated
Keep the following points in mind while keeping track of your ASHA CEUs.
- One ASHA CEU equals 10 hours of instruction.
- One PDH equals 1 hour of instruction.
- Both ASHA CEUs and PDHs are rounded down to the nearest half hour. So, for example, if you complete 11 recorded sessions totaling 11 hours, 38 minutes, and four live chats totaling 4 hours, you would receive 15.5 PDHs, or 1.55 ASHA CEUs.