Supporting Communication in ASD
Online Webinar: 15th February 2023 at 7pm
This seminar is suitable for parents and other people working with young children who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
- Provide an outline of communication and its function
- Support participants in gaining an insight into communication and associated communication differences and difficulties experienced by children who have an ASD diagnosis
- Support participants to gain an understanding of how to assist in developing forms of communication
Who will benefit from attending this workshop:
Parents and teachers who would like to be able to support children.
Elaine Baldwin, Paediatric Senior Speech & Language Therapist
Elaine joined our team at Sensational Kids having graduated with an honours degree in speech & language therapy from University College Cork in 2012. Elaine has experience in the provision of individual and group therapy and assessments to children of all ages and all abilites. She has worked with children up to aged 18 years with varying needs including intellectual disability, developmental delay and Autistic Spectrum Disorders.
Recently Elaine has undertaken Auditory Verbal Therapy Training,Part 1 Working Through Audition, an RCSLT Approved & AG Bell Academy accredited six days of training with an LSLS Certified Auditory Verbal Therapist® to provide specialist speech & language therapy training to children with hearing loss using the techniques of auditory verbal therapy.
Following her graduation, Elaine worked with The Brothers of Charity also spent 9 months as a home tutor to a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder. During this time she facilitated and conducted Hanen training programs that equip parents with valuable strategies to support and enhance their children’s language development. She also attained further qualifications in dysphagia (feeding, eating, drinking and swallowing disorders) and completed all supervised placement hours on site.
She continues to work closely with children’s families as part of multidisciplinary team intervention and collaboratively sets goals and develops treatment plans.
- Regular Rate for bookings from 1st February – 10th February 2023 : €25
- Late Booking Rate for bookings made on or after 10th February 2023: €30
This workshop will be delivered on Zoom and will last approx. 1 hour from 7-8pm