Unspoken Voices: The Power of Support for Students With ASD (PO171)

  • PMD: 5,7
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 5: Promoting Academic Success
  • Live Chat:
    Wednesday, February 24, 2021
    12:45 PM–1:30 PM
    (Posters available on demand at any time during the convention week and for sixty days thereafter.)

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. recognize obstacles parents of ASD children experience.
  2. learn strategies they can employ to support parents of ASD children in the classroom and at home.
  3. learn the importance of family involvement and positive outcomes of ASD children.

Description

What is preventing necessary autism spectrum disorder (ASD) resources from reaching parents? Our literature review will describe individual obstacles parents of children with ASD may face when obtaining resources, and recommendations for school psychologists to address these obstacles to ensure the educational success of students with ASD. Novice practitioners will learn strategies they can employ to support parents of ASD children in the classroom and at home.

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Presenter(s)

Cierra R. Becton, Howard University
Faith Scott, Howard University
Brittany Hawkins, Howard University

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