Supporting Communication and Language in Young Children on the Autism Spectrum

ID number
Online - at your computer

Your home or school
Any, IL 00000
United States

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

** DATE CHANGED FROM 3/7/23 TO 3/6/23 **


This webinar will include an overview of communication and language in young children with autism and ideas for assessing or monitoring communication in this population. It will also introduce a variety of evidence-based practices that can support communication and language in real-world settings like school and day care with specific examples of how to use the evidence-based practices in every day activities. The webinar will include freely available resources for learning and implementing the practices that support language and communication.

Learner objectives

(1) Attendees will be able to describe communication and language characteristics of young children on the autism spectrum and different ways to assess communication and language.

(2) Attendees will be able to identify evidence-based practices that support language and communication in children with autism including activities that can be used in classroom settings.

(3) Attendees will be able to locate free resources to support implementation of evidence-based practices for language and communication.

Intended audience
Early Childhood Special and General Educator, Early Intervention Personnel, Family Educator, Family Member, Speech/Language Therapist, Teacher Assistant
Contact hours
State Performance Plan Indicator Alignment
SPPI 6 - Preschool LRE
Gateways training stage
Training topic area
Interactions with Children, Program Planning & Management, Special Needs/Inclusion
Gateways to Opportunity content area
Curriculum or Program Design