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Conference Program

Please Teach Me to Communicate! Expressive Communication Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presented by: Susan Stokes
Date & Time: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 12:30 PM - 3:15 PM EST

This fast-paced training will explore the functional expressive communication needs for students with ASD who are not effective verbal communicators. Core functional language skills (essential life skills for communication!) will be reviewed, as well as intervention strategies to address these critical communication needs. The verbal behavior of echolalia will also be discussed, and numerous examples and resources of practical strategies to teach various expressive communication skills to students with ASD will be shared.

Learner Outcomes - Participants will be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of the relationship between language development in neuro-typically developing children and students with ASD.
  • Identify 3 core functional language skills, and define their importance for development of functional communication skills.
  • Describe 3 intervention strategies to address core language skill deficits.

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