Did you know that there are less than 450 Board Certified Behavior Analysts worldwide?
We are lucky to be talking to one on today’s episode!
I am excited to be joined by my guest, Rose Griffin, to talk all about helping nonverbal students start to communicate.
Rosemarie Griffin, MA, CCC/SLP BCBA, is an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She is the founder of ABA SPEECH, a company that provides speech therapists with professional development regarding best practice for working with students with autism. ABA SPEECH also provides products to help students increase their communication skills. Rose also has a podcast, The Autism Outreach podcast, where she discusses communication and autism.
In This Episode, You’ll Discover:
- How to plan sessions for students who struggle to communicate
- How to define someone as an early communicator
- Where to start when working with non-verbal students
- The benefit of using a informal assessments to understand requests
- How to talk to parents about how students communicate at home
- A breakdown of preference assessments
- Defining functional skills and goals for nonverbal students
Remember, the goal is to keep things fun and functional for your students!
I hope this episode with Rose was helpful and informative for you and helps you to be more confident going forward when you’re working with students who struggle to communicate!
Joke of the Week:
Q: Why did the woman run around her bed?
A: She wanted to catch up on her sleep.
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