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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

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

Author Information

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Related Courses

This course is part of Key Courses on Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Assessment Type

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

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by the end date below.

Program History and CE Information

Content origination date: October 21, 2020
End date: October 21, 2025

This course is offered for 0.7 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 7
ASHA CEU*: 0.7
Item #(s): WEB3660
Available Through: October 21, 2025