Autism Spectrum Disorder: Language and Communication Strategies

Are you ready to expand your knowledge of practical strategies for helping children with autism build their vocabulary? Do you wish you had techniques to communicate more effectively with your students? We’ll cover how to decide what words to teach first, how to use song as a tool for language learning, and visual strategies like sign language, visual schedules, and First/Then schedules. Come broaden your expertise with proven strategies for supporting language development and learn how to apply those strategies to the unique way children with autism process language. 
*Before taking this course, it is strongly recommended learners complete the Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder course or have foundational education or knowledge on Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnostic criteria and characteristics.
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Course Details

  • 4 Lessons

    • Language & Communication
    • Expressive Language & Autism
    • Receptive Language & Autism
    • Visual Strategies
  • Following the course, there will be a knowledge check and a survey for your feedback!

    Bonus Materials

    • My Body's Own Listening Handout
    • Common ASL Signs Printable Cards Handout
 Certificate offered upon completion.
  This course is best for professionals working with children 1 year and up
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