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Autism & Echolalia: Pronouns, Questions, and Conversations

  • 06 Oct 2022
  • Chino, CA

This is not an OSHA sponsored event. All questions and registration should be directed to ReadySetConnect e-Mail: julie@readysetconnect.com

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 Wh and yes/no questions
-Engage effectively in conversation

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.
ASHA CEU Offered?: Yes
Organization Website: https://www.readysetconnect.com/webinar_series/autism-echolalia-pronouns-questions-and-conversations/

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