ASHA Learning Pass

Log in and check out the Dashboard to view featured courses.

Go Back

Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Preschoolers With Autism Spectrum Disorder (WEB19014)

Presenter(s): Sandra M. Grether, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) need to become effective communicators with multiple communication partners and across multiple settings. This session addresses how to use evidence-based core word augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems and strategies to facilitate functional and social communication skills with preschool-age children with ASD who are either verbal or nonverbal.

This course is a recorded session from the 2019/2020 online conference “Innovative Methods for Preschool Assessment, Collaboration, and Treatment.”

Learning Objectives:
You will be able to:

  • list ways to increase communication opportunities for young children with ASD
  • describe ways to provide young children with ASD with appropriate supports and cues to increase functional communication across settings
  • describe and analyze the features and components of published core word systems and resources and match them to the needs of particular children with ASD

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 "Innovative Methods for Preschool Assessment, Collaboration, and Treatment" online conference, available through the ASHA Learning Pass subscription or as an a la carte purchase.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): WEB19014
Available Through: February 20, 2024