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Facilitating Language & Play for Children with Autism
Tuesday May 23, 2023 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and children that have difficulties with social communication need additional support with initiating and engaging in interaction and understanding social rules.
This two-hour training session will aim to help you to understand more about working with these children and their parents to support their social communication skills.
Practical tips and activities will be suggested to support you with children that you have in mind, whilst providing time to discuss strategies and how to best apply them in your classroom.
- Preverbal and emerging verbal communication
- Strategies for social communication, play and group time
- Where to get more support
Priscilla Henry – Speech-Language Pathologist – BSpPath(Hon), CPSP
Priscilla is a Speech Pathologist in the Growing Early Minds team. She is passionate about supporting and empowering children and their families.
Priscilla enjoys working in a range of areas including literacy, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), play skills and language and speech skills. Priscilla has an interest and experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ADHD, Intellectual Disability, and Developmental Delays.
Priscilla is trained in Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and Sounds-Write.