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  • Dates: 2021-06-15
  • Time Start/End: 09:00/05:00
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    • Member: $2,453.00 HKD
    • Student member: $2,453.00 HKD
    • Non-member: $2,453.00 HKD
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Communication in Autism - Differences & Support Strategies
By Amanda Reed
Dates: 15 June 2021 (Tuesday)
Time: 9:00 am – 05:00 pm (Singapore Standard Time GMT+0800)
Venue: Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium 317 Outram Road Singapore 169075
Early Bird (Closing date: 31 March 2021): SGD$370
Normal (Till Full): SGD$420

Course Outline
1. Definition of communication
2. Components of communication
3. Types of communication
4. The spectrum of communication profiles observed in individuals with autism
5. Supporting receptive communication
6. Supporting expressive communication
7. Teaching new communication skills
8. Q & A

Course Objectives
On completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:
• Define functional communication
• Differentiate between receptive and expressive communication
• Describe the distinction between verbal and non-verbal communication
• List the areas of communication in which differences occur in individuals with autism
• Identify and prioritise areas in which communication supports are needed
• List several evidence-informed communication support systems commonly used in autism 

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