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Friday, October 4 • 11:45am - 12:45pm
Improving Language and Literacy Skills of Children with Autism via Parent Coaching

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We conducted a pilot study examining the efficacy of parent-directed training to improve the home literacy environment of children with autism spectrum disorder in order to increase their language and emergent literacy skills. Using a telehealth approach, training included environmental arrangement, positive behavior supports, conversation expansion, and emergent literacy strategies. (BCBA Type 2 CE Eligible)

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Julie Thompson

Assistant Professor of Special Education, Texas A&M University
Julie L. Thompson, PhD, BCBA, is an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University. Julie’s research examines explicit instruction procedures to teach academic skills to ethnically and linguistically diverse minimally vocal-verbal children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in public school... Read More →

Friday October 4, 2019 11:45am - 12:45pm CDT
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