SLP Samson Enhances Skills in Language Acquisition in Autism

April 25, 2017

Speech-language pathologist Tessa Samson completed course " Natural Language Acquisition in Autism: Echolalia to Self-Generated Language Level 1". The course discusses the natural stages of language development from stage 1 (communicative echolalia) to stages 4-6 (self-generated grammar) in individuals. Focuses on supporting children with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) as they move through the stages. Described will be a protocol for assessing spontaneous language in ASD, determining the language development, and deriving appropriate language goals.