Product Detail

High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder
Audio CD
$199.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Audio CD
Author:
TIMOTHY KOWALSKI, MA, CCC-SLP
Publisher:
Vyne Education
Copyright:
2/5/2015
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
AUD020185
Objectives
Determine how to develop social awareness

Ascertain how mirror neurons impact social awareness

Examine how emotions are connected to social effectiveness

Discuss the social triad of interaction, communication, and emotional regulation, with techniques to address deficits in these areas

Detect fine motor difficulties and how to address them

Recognize when sensory difficulties are present and determine how to address them

Discover how to deal with rage

Examine gross motor difficulties and how to address them

Ascertain how to address problem academic behaviors such as talking off-task, daydreaming, ignoring new information, reading comprehension, tendency to focus on unimportant information, organization, self-monitoring skills, time management, procrastination, problem-solving, literalism, and perfectionism

Outline

DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA

  • Comparison of three major classification systems
    • DSM-5® compared to DSM IV-TR®
    • ICD-10
    • Gillberg’s Criteria

EPIDEMIOLOGY

DIAGNOSIS

RATING SCALES

  • Tools for higher functioning individuals
  • Tools for pragmatic language assessment

MISDIAGNOSIS IS COMMON

  • Comparison of common clinical misdiagnoses

THEORIES AS TO WHY THEY ACT THE WAY THEY DO

  • Executive function
  • Central coherence
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Anxiety

SOCIAL INTERACTIVE DOMAIN

  • Identify behavioral issues related to social interaction
  • Intervention strategies designed to address areas of social interaction

SOCIAL COMMUNICATIVE DOMAIN

  • Identify issues related to social communication
  • Intervention strategies designed to address areas of social communication

SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL DOMAIN

  • Identify behavioral issues related to social emotional regulation
  • Intervention strategies designed to address areas of social emotional regulation

ACADEMIC ISSUES

  • Identify organizational difficulties
  • Identify issues impacting academic success
  • Intervention strategies
    • To assist in initiating work assignments
    • To increase motivation
    • To increase attention
    • For curriculum adaptation
    • For academic modification
    • For improving reading comprehension
    • To improve cognitive processing

GROSS MOTOR ISSUES

  • Identify issues and interventions for improving gross motor skills

FINE MOTOR ISSUES

  • Identifying four fine motor issues
  • Intervention strategies for improving fine motor skills

PROGNOSIS

HANDS-ON LEARNING: PRACTICAL, SKILLS-BASED ACTIVITIES

  • Case study diagnosis
  • Developing treatment goals 
Author

TIMOTHY KOWALSKI, MA, CCC-SLP

TIMOTHY P. KOWALSKI, MA, CCC-SLP, is a licensed speech-language pathologist specializing in social-pragmatic communication deficits and internationally known expert on individuals on the higher end of the autism spectrum. He regularly consults to schools on best practices for students identified or suspected of social and academic difficulties associated with high functioning autism. He is a guest lecturer at universities and colleges and is also a consultant for forensic cases involving Autism Spectrum Disorder. Mr. Kowalski has worked in a variety of psychiatric healthcare delivery systems, including in-patient and outpatient psychiatric hospitals, sex-offender units, and school-based settings. He obtained his master’s degree in Speech Communications from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and earned his bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders from Southern Connecticut State College in New Haven. 

Disclosure:
Financial - Author of various books on the subject and receives speaking honorarium from Vyne Education
Nonfinancial - VP for Convention for the Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

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Audience
Speech-Language Pathologists
Occupational Therapists
Occupational Therapy Assistants
Physical Therapists
Physical Therapist Assistants
School Psychologists
Social Workers
Counselors
Psychiatrists
Psychologists
Reviews

Great people skills. Capable of presenting relevant information in a very humorous way. I learned a lot and can apply it in my practice. I highly recommend him.

Presenter was exceptionally informative, well-paced, and pragmatic. I learned many practical techniques that I look forward to implementing.
Rebecca Broyles, SLP

Excellent seminar. I liked his expertise and how well he presented. He is passionate about this specialty and it is readily noted. Really appreciated the hands-on techniques and numerous resources.
Luisa Castellanos, LPC