Saturday February 8, 2020SHORT COURSES:Siva Priya Santhanam,
Ph. D., CCC-SLP Assistant Professor, Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences, Metropolitan State University of DenverCommunication in Minimally Verbal Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: What do we know regarding assessment and intervention?
The main goal of this presentation is to discuss the strengths and challenges of minimally verbal children with autism spectrum disorder, and to describe different aspects of service delivery including coaching paraprofessionals and educators, collaborating with behavioral therapists, describing methods for communication assessment and intervention. Case-based scenarios will be used for discussions.