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New ASHA Approved CE Course – Visuals for Autism

19 Feb

Visuals for Autism – New ASHA Approved Continuing Education Video Course

By: Anna Fredman, MS, CCC-SLP

Visuals for Autism: Beyond the Basic Symbols is a new 2-hour online video CE course approved by ASHA for speech language therapists and audiologists. The course demonstrates how the use of symbols to create and implement individualized visuals will help students to learn and communicate more effectively.

It is well-established by research that many learners on the autism spectrum benefit from the use of visuals. How can we go beyond a basic use of symbols to create and implement individualized visuals that will help our students learn and communicate more comprehensively?

Participants will learn about considerations and strategies to take into account in order to put more effective visuals in place for their students on the autism spectrum.

Topics covered include: broadening symbol selection, adding layers and additional components to visuals in order to make them more motivating and meaningful, providing visuals for a wide variety of expressive communicative functions, and using visuals for comprehension and organization as well as expression. The course video is split into 2 parts for your convenience: part 1 is 56 minutes and part 2 is 57 minutes.

Course #20-94 | 2015 | 14 posttest questions

This online video streaming course provides instant access to the course video, course handout and CE test. Successful completion of the online CE test (80% required to pass, 3 chances to take) and course evaluation are required to earn a certificate of completion. You can print the test (download test from My Courses tab of your account) and mark your answers on while viewing the video. Then submit online when ready to receive credit. Email any questions to admin@pdresources.org – we’re here to help!

Professional Development Resources is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Professional Development Resources maintains responsibility for all programs and content. Professional Development Resources is also approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC); the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB); the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA); the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR); the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; the Florida Boards of Social Work, Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology & School Psychology, Dietetics & Nutrition, Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and Occupational Therapy Practice; the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & MFT Board; the South Carolina Board of Professional Counselors & MFTs; and by theTexas Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists and State Board of Social Worker Examiners.

Article: http://www.pdresources.org/blog_data/visuals-for-autism-new-asha-video-ce-course/

 

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