Autism & Echolalia: Pronouns, Questions, and Conversations

  • 06 Oct 2022
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Webinar

Autism & Echolalia: Pronouns, Questions, and Conversations

October 6, 2022 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PST

Program Fee: $20

Description

This webinar uses descriptions, videos, and discussions to address several communication difficulties common among echolalic autistic children. Following a brief overview of echolalia and some earlier communication interventions, the webinar will focus mainly on specific ways to help echolalic learners to:

  • Use “I/me/my” for self-reference
  • Answer and ask yes/no questions
  • Engage effectively in conversation

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Presenter
Elizabeth Ives Field, CCC-SLP

Learner Outcomes
The participants will be able to:

1. Describe a functional communication process for increasing self-generated language while decreasing echolalia
2. Explain the use of language modeling to decrease pronoun reversal and establish the use of "I/me/my" for self-reference
3. List three activities for teaching echolalic children to answer or ask questions

This program has been approved for ASHA CEUs.

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