Evidence-Based Speech and Social Interventions for ASD with Tamara Kasper, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCBA
May 3, 2018 –
AM Session: Promoting Social Interaction: Evidence-Based Practices to Change Lives
Development of friendships is a challenge for individuals with autism. Many friendships are built around attendance of events regarding mutual interests or recess, family gatherings, and community events that require social and athletic abilities. Learn simple, research-based methods to expand interests, content knowledge, social communication skills, social problem-solving, game knowledge and motor abilities.
PM Session: Evidence-Based Speech Production Training for Children with Autism
This session is designed to meet the unique communication needs of children with autism, and other developmental disabilities, who struggle to speak. The presentation will review available research from the fields of speech-language pathology and applied behavior analysis to identify efficient and effective treatments for improving speech production skills. Specific methods to enhance speech production will be described and/ or illustrated via video