Becoming Vocal: Developing Vocalizations in Learners with ASD

This presentation will review procedures for developing vocal behaviour in learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Participants will leave with programs and resources for specific teaching procedures that are discussed in this presentation. This presentation is developed for ABA professionals or professionals that implement ABA strategies. Parents with foundational knowledge in ABA may find this presentation beneficial.

2 CEU’s available

Course Description

In this course, participants will develop an understanding of how to develop vocal behaviour for learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Participants will be able to identify why vocal verbal behaviour is the preferred method of communication and the skills necessary for conducting language intervention. Additionally, participants will describe vocal shaping procedures and the procedure for teaching phonetic hand cues. This workshop will also give professionals the descriptions of procedures to teach hand cues in improving articulation and to teach sign language with a time-delay to increase vocalizations. This presentation includes video examples and resources for participants.

Participants will:

  • Describe the merits of vocal verbal behaviour as a preferred method of communication
  • Describe vocal shaping procedures
  • Describe hand-cue procedures for improving articulation
  • Describe procedures to teach sign language with a time-delay to increase vocalizations

 

2 CEU’s available

This presentation is developed for ABA professionals or professionals that implement ABA strategies. Parents with foundational knowledge in ABA may find this presentation beneficial.

 

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