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Adolescents and Adults With ASD: Success in the Workplace (WEB17025)

Presenter(s): Lisa Audet, PhD, CCC-SLP; Jean Blosser, EdD, CCC-SLP; Maia L. Magder, MS, CCC-SLP; Sarah Shick, BS, CESP
Course Description

This course includes three recorded sessions from the 2017 online conference “Communication Interventions for Adolescents and Adults With Autism.” These sessions explore strategies to set up adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder for employment success, with an emphasis on collaboration with other professionals. The conference included a total of 16 sessions, with the broad goal of giving SLPs tools to help students and clients develop or enhance friendships and strengthen work-life relationships to support their academic and workplace success.

The three sessions in this course are:

  • Communication Interventions to Assist With the Transition to Post-Secondary and Vocational Settings, by Lisa Audet, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • Employment Success for Individuals With ASD, by Maia L. Magder, MS, CCC-SLP, and Sarah Shick, BS, CESP
  • Interprofessional Collaboration to Support Adolescents and Adults, by Jean Blosser, EdD, CCC-SLP

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • describe at least four therapeutic strategies to increase social communication, conflict resolution, and planning skills in adolescents and young adults with high-functioning ASD
  • describe the function of the SLP and job coach as it relates to vocational rehabilitation
  • apply a framework for appraising the quality of team collaboration and initiate steps to continuously improve coordination, collaboration, and communication

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

Related Courses

View all courses from the “Communication Interventions for Adolescents and Adults With Autism” online conference, available through the ASHA Learning Pass subscription or as an a la carte purchase.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 4
ASHA CEU*: 0.4
Item #(s): WEB17025
Available Through: February 19, 2023