Creating a Language-Rich Home for Toddlers and Preschoolers with ASD

December 14, 2016, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

 This presentation will outline strategies that can be used to enhance the language skills of children with ASD; specifically how to use routines, communicative temptations, and specific language throughout the day and while at home.  The described strategies are designed to fit into families' existing daily routines, in order to maximize time and increase engagement/communication.  Specific examples during typical morning, afternoon, and evening routines will be provided by description and through videos.  
 

Presentation Objectives:

Participants will:

  • Learn how to use the strategies of: (1) creating routines, (2) tempting communication, and (3) choosing your words wisely to enhance your child's language skills
  • Understand how to use targeted strategies throughout the day (morning, afternoon, evening) while at home

Presenters:

Megan Myatt, MS, CCC-SLP and  Zaneta Liu, MS, CCC-SLP

Megan Myatt is a speech-language pathologist at CARD. She participates in diagnostic evaluations, individual treatment, and the Achievements Program. Megan's interests lie in the birth to three population; specifically, identifying toddlers with ASD and providing coaching/training to their families.

Zaneta Liu is a speech-language pathologist at CARD. Currently, she leads group treatment programs at CARD, including preschool language, life skills, and social skills groups. Her specific areas of interest include working with transition-aged youth on activities of daily living.

Audience:  Parents, family members and professionals

This is a FREE training! To register, visit www.kennedykriegercard.eventbrite.com or call Hanna Hutter at (443) 923-7596.

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