Start Communicating Today: Helping Autistic Toddlers and Preschool Aged Students Find Their Voice

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  Start Communicating Today Helping Autistic Toddlers and Preschool Aged Students Find Their Voice   Description: In this course participants will learn how to help autistic toddlers and preschool aged students start communicating. The topics of assessment, goal development, parent training and data collection will be addressed. A majority of the course is dedicated to early learner foundational skills and how to address these skills in therapy. Joint attention, among other skills are discussed at length. Presented By:

Rosemarie Griffin MA CCC-SLP, BCBA

Rosemarie Griffin, MA, CCC/SLP BCBA, is an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Product Developer and Host of The Autism Outreach Podcast. She divides her time between a public school and her own private practice. She is passionate about helping individuals with autism find their voice and become more independent communicators. This passion has driven her to create her own business, https://www.abaspeech.org, where she provides ASHA approved courses, therapy materials and free resources for parents and professionals alike.

Learning Objectives
  • Participants will be able to list 3 assessments that can be used with early learners with autism.
  • Participants will be able to list 8 foundational skills to assess.
  • Participants will be able to discuss the importance of including observation in the assessment process.
  • Participants will be able to list 5 questions to review when developing IEPs.
  • Participants will be able to list 8 foundational skills that are important to consider for younger autistic students.
  • Participants will be able to list 8 functional and specific goals for younger autistic students.
  • Participants will be able to list 5 materials that are helpful to target early learner foundational skills.
  • Participants will be able to list 8 foundational communication skills for autistic students.
  • Participants will be able to define joint attention.
  • Participants will be able to state why it is important to start work on labeling preferred items.
  • Participants will be able to define 3 group teaching formats.
  • Participants will be able to list 3 modified leisure activities that can be used during a group lesson.
  • Participants will be able to define behavioral skills training.
  • Participants will be able to discuss how to use behavioral skills training for parent and team training.
  • Participants will be able to define continuous and discontinuous data collection.
This course is offered for 0.5 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).

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