Birthday Giveaway Day Six: Eliciting Language In Pre-verbal Children with ASD

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Eliciting Language in pre-verbal ASD-thumbnailToday it is truly my pleasure to bring you a giveaway from Maria Del Duca of Communication Station Blog entitled: “Eliciting Language In Pre-verbal Children with ASD: A Review of Behavioral and Naturalistic Therapy Techniques“.

This is a wonderful 64 page presentation which reviews the research supporting the current behavioral and naturalistic therapy techniques for pre-verbal children with ASD and explains how they are used to elicit verbal communication.  It’s great for any educator who needs a detailed and highly comprehensive introductory crash course on the multitude of therapy techniques used with nonverbal children ASD.

Intended audiences:

  • Graduate SLP students
  • Clinical Fellows
  • New SLP clinicians
  • Mid Career Switch Clinicians
  • Ancillary educational and health professionals
  • Parents of children with ASD interested in learning more regarding research based therapy techniques

Select techniques discussed in this presentation:

  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Discrete Trial Training
  • Verbal Behavior Analysis
  • Rapid Motor Imitation Antecedent
  • Milieu Communication Training
  • Pivotal Response Training
  • Total Communication
  • Picture Exchange Communication System
    • And much much more

I remember when I was just starting out in the field and worked with non-verbal children with ASD, I spent inordinate amount of time looking for and reading much of the research articles listed in Maria’s presentation to learn more re: these approaches. Have I had this material it would have saved me a huge amount of time and effort. The way its written is logical, informative and clear. I like how the limitations are included with each technique’s review, which is a bonus since to read about each technique’s limitations one typically needs to locate even MORE articles, thereby spending even more time on this endeavor.

You can find this wonderful product in Maria’s online store  30% off for the next two days (October 7 and 8) by clicking HERE or you can enter my one day giveaway for a chance to win.

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10 Responses to “Birthday Giveaway Day Six: Eliciting Language In Pre-verbal Children with ASD”

  1. Christina Pillar Cook October 6, 2013 at 8:51 am #

    I am in private practice and most of my clients are kiddos with ASD, a good number of which are nonverbal. This packet would be a great quick reference for me, to allow me to continue to use best practices at my clinic.

  2. [email protected] October 6, 2013 at 9:07 am #

    Many of the children I work with fit this description and would benefit from this. In my district, our services for young children with ASD are growing and improving constantly. We want to stay up on the research to provide the best for these children.

  3. Eusebia Mont October 6, 2013 at 9:34 am #

    This is a challenging population for new clinicians. My graduate students would benefit so much from a great resource like this.

  4. [email protected] October 6, 2013 at 9:54 am #

    I have many on my caseload who would benefit from this information! Thank you for sharing and the giveaway opportunity! This would be amazing to have!

  5. Daphne Stewart October 6, 2013 at 9:54 am #

    I have some jr high and high school
    Life skills students id use this with!

  6. Cara McCrae October 6, 2013 at 11:05 am #

    I’m a brand new clinician and I’m finding this population to be very challenging. Having this presentation would help me help my clients!

  7. [email protected] October 6, 2013 at 1:54 pm #

    Whether we are new to the field of Speech Path or are veterans, we can benefit from refreshers and/or crash courses in the area of NV communication. This will be a powerful resource for us all.

  8. KristaK09 October 6, 2013 at 2:09 pm #

    I just started a SLP Intern job in a public school. I have some kids who are nonverbal and I have never worked with this population before. This would be really helpful!

  9. Helene Packman October 6, 2013 at 5:15 pm #

    This would be a great resource for the new clinicians I mentor as well as the graduate students that I supervise.

  10. [email protected] October 6, 2013 at 11:34 pm #

    I have a child on the spectrum and currently supervise graduate clinicians on our preschool as well as graduate clinicians on their internship. We have several child in early intervention behavioral programs who would benefit from our knowledge increasing!

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