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? Join us for Autism Spectrum Disorder: Language and Communication Strategies today!
2 Hours
Intended for educators working with 
Toddler -

In this course, you'll learn how to:

  • Decide what words to teach first
  • Use songs as a tool for language learning
  • Use 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. 
This course is a mix of:
 On-demand lessons with visuals including text, images, and videos 
Recorded audio narration with optional closed captioning
Engaging activities that support learning

Course Details

IMPACT's online childcare courses are Merit STARS approved and provide evidence-based early childhood education training.
Certificate for 2 continuing education hours awarded upon completion of course and quiz
  • 4 Lessons

    • Language & Communication
    • Expressive Language & Autism
    • Receptive Language & Autism
    • Visual Strategies

Bonus Materials

  • My Own Body's Listening Tools Handout
  • Common ASL Signs Printable Cards 


  • Intended for: Educators working with Toddler - Pre-K
  • May be applicable for: Educators working with Infants and Kindergarten - 3rd grade

User Reviews

"This course has helped me to better understand children with autism and how to support their needs, which I'm feeling more confident with coaching teachers & will recommend this course. Thank you!"
"The examples and resources were super helpful and pieces I will look back on even after the course is complete."

Course Access

12 Months

All online on-demand IMPACT courses are accessible for 12 months after the date of purchase. 


Each course includes the English transcript of the narration. 


Through Google widgets, our courses can be translated into many different languages. 

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