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Instructional Strategies for Students With ASD (WEB3660)

Course Description


This journal self-study course highlights various instructional strategies that demonstrate positive progress for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The findings and recommendations can assist SLPs in choosing strategies that produce targeted outcomes for students with ASD on their caseload.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast two research methods used to produce targeted outcomes for children with ASD
  • Describe two evidence-based instructional strategies found to be effective for teaching language or social communication for children with ASD
  • Identify two evidence-based research areas that would be beneficial to explore further

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

Articles in This Course

  1. Instruction Using Augmentative and Alternative Communication Supports: Description of Current Practices by Speech-Language Pathologists Who Work With Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder, by Kaitlyn A. Clarke & Diane L. Williams, published in American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology
  2. The Influence of Language Context on Repetitive Speech Use in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder, by Allison Gladfelter & Cassidy VanZuiden, published in American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology
  3. Efficacy Study of a Social Communication and Self-Regulation Intervention for School-Age Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial, by Sallie W. Nowell, Linda R. Watson, Brian Boyd, & Laura G. Klinger, published in Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools
  4. Evaluation of an Explicit Instructional Approach to Teach Grammatical Forms to Children With Low-Symptom Severity Autism Spectrum Disorder, by Katherine J. Bangert, Danneka M. Halverson, & Lizbeth H. Finestack, published in American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology
  5. Does Animation Facilitate Understanding of Graphic Symbols Representing Verbs in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder? by Ralf W. Schlosser, Kris L. Brock, Rajinder Koul, Howard Shane, & Suzanne Flynn, published in Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research

This course is part of the Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder Learning Path.

What is a learning path? A learning path is a curated set of courses on an essential topic, designed for you to take in order—or in whatever order you wish—as you have time in your schedule. Our learning paths identify sets of key courses so you can get on your way to mastering particular areas of practice according to your needs, priorities, and interests.

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Subscribers Ratings
2
CONTINUING EDUCATION
PDH: 7
ASHA CEU*: 0.7
COURSE DETAILS
Item #(s): WEB3660
Available Through: October 21, 2023