Reading Between the Lines: Connecting to Comprehension for Readers With ASD
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This session explores
how the core deficits of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) impact
their development of reading comprehension, a critical skill for success in
academic, social, and vocational settings. The session—a recorded session from ASHA’s 2020
Schools Connect conference—includes discussion, demonstration, and application of
assessment techniques and evidence-supported intervention strategies to
facilitate reading comprehension for students with ASD.
You will be able to:
the development of reading for individuals who are typically developing and
those with ASD in order to identify students on your caseload who may be at
risk for reading comprehension deficits
and conduct appropriate assessment and intervention strategies to facilitate
reading comprehension for school-age readers with ASD
evidence-supported intervention strategies for facilitating comprehension for
readers with ASD
What is Included?
You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!
Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.