AAC, Pre-linguistics, & Autism Spectrum Disorders

October 21, 2014

7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. ET

Sponsored by SIG 12 Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

This live chat event will address prelinguistic and potential communicative acts in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The aim of the event is to identify measures to examine prelinguistic communication in children with ASD, name types of prelinguistic communication most representative of the group, and discuss ASD treatments to build upon potential communicative acts. The following panelists will be available to answer questions:

  • Barbara A. Braddock, PhD, CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Saint Louis University. Research interest include the relationship between speech and gesture in individuals with communication disorders.
  • Sandra M. Grether, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ​Coordinator of Speech Pathology for the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Cincinnati
  • Jane Hilton, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor of Speech Language Pathology and the Director of Clinical Services in the University of Virginia Speech-Language-Hearing Center

This free event is open to all ASHA members (it is not offered for CEUs).

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