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Reading Between the Lines: Connecting to Comprehension for Readers With ASD (WEB19951)

Presenter(s): Shari Robertson, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This session explores how the core deficits of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) impact their development of reading comprehension, a critical skill for success in academic, social, and vocational settings. The session—a recorded session from ASHA’s 2020 Schools Connect conference—includes discussion, demonstration, and application of assessment techniques and evidence-supported intervention strategies to facilitate reading comprehension for students with ASD.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Discuss the development of reading for individuals who are typically developing and those with ASD in order to identify students on your caseload who may be at risk for reading comprehension deficits
  • Design and conduct appropriate assessment and intervention strategies to facilitate reading comprehension for school-age readers with ASD
  • Implement evidence-supported intervention strategies for facilitating comprehension for readers 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.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 2
ASHA CEU*: 0.2
Item #(s): WEB19951
Available Through: July 08, 2025