Tobin, M. & Finke, E. (November 14, 2013). A Proposed Model for Individualizing Social & Communication Supports for Adults With ASD. Poster at ASHA in Chicago, IL.
This poster explores the application of Fey’s model to adults with ASD. This model asserted intervention targets be selected based on functional communication style. This extension will be explored within the context of the International Classification of Functioning (ICF), and case examples will be provided.
Learner Outcome 1: Discuss the importance of taking an individualized, functional approach to assessment and intervention for adults with ASD
Learner Outcome 2: Explain the importance of developing effective social and communication interventions for adults with ASD
Learner Outcome 3: Describe ways of individualizing instruction for adults with ASD within a group setting
Megan has also presented on her research around community participation, living, and recreation outcomes for adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in “Adults With Autism: A Systematic Review of Community Participation Outcomes.” at PSHA, 2013, the 2013 Interdisciplinary Research Forum and Reception, and at ASHA, 2012.