Course Details:

Facilitating Social Communication in Persons with ASD and Others thru Improv

ASHA CEUs

0.15

Date/Time

05/02/2024

7:00am-8:30pm

Instructional Level

Introductory

ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content specific products or clinical procedures.

Setting 

In Person

Location

Blue Sea Educational Consulting
1038 W. Jericho TPKE.
Smithtown, N.Y. 11787

Content Area

Professional (P)

Registration Contact

REGISTER HERE

*Registration is FREE for Attendees but you must register in advance to determine eligibility for ASHA CEUs.

Format 

Group

Provider

Blue Sea Educational Consulting Inc.

Description

This presentation will demonstrate the use of improvisation, voice, facial expression, body gestures/movement and group storytelling as non-traditional, alternative means of facilitating interpersonal social skills in persons with limited communication, through alternative techniques designed to train social/pragmatic skills through errorless learning and “Yes/And” applications.

Provider Website

www.BlueSeaEducation.com

In Order to Receive a Certificate of Completion Learners Must:

  • Register for this course by May 1st, 2024
  • Attend the entirety of the event including the full Q&A session and sign in on the designated attendance sheet
  • Complete a program evaluation before you leave the premises
  • No partial credit will be awarded
  • You can determine your eligibility to receive ASHA CEUs for this course by visiting Eligibility to Earn ASHA CEUs

Accommodations: If you need to make a request for specific accommodations, please indicate your needs on the web registration form prior to 7 days of this course offering.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate awareness of the communicative strengths and weaknesses of individuals with developmental disabilities
  2. Apply knowledge and skills with vocal, verbal, gestural and physical means of communication.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge and skills with non-traditional intervention methods like improvisation and other performance arts.
  4. Demonstrate critical and creative thinking, analytical reasoning, and communicative skills through innovative teaching and learning methodologies.

Target Audience
This course is best intended for Speech-Language Pathologists, Educators, and professional members of the school-based support team.

COURSE TIMELINE
5 MIN: INTRODUCTION
20 MIN: WHAT IS SPEECH, LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION
25 MIN: RESPIRATION, PHONATION, RESONANCE, ARTICULATION EXERCISES
30 MIN: CONVERSATIONAL BUILDING THROUGH GROUP STORYTELLING
10 MIN: WRAP UP: Q AND A

Complaint Policy

If you have a complaint, please email pd@blueseaeducation.com  within 30 days of the course offering date. Please find our entire complaint policy here.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

This course is being offered free of charge; a refund policy does not apply.

 

About the Presenters

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Dr. Robert A. Domingo

Dr. Robert Domingo, a self-professed “theatre nerd”, past president of the Long Island Speech-Language-Hearing Association (LISHA) and past member of the Board of Directors for the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA) as Universities and Labs representative, is a certified and licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. He teaches courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. His clinical background includes expertise in adult language habilitation and rehabilitation, motor speech disorders, neuroanatomy, autism, and developmental disabilities, swallowing disorders, and alternative and augmentative communication; as well as pediatric language acquisition, phonology and articulation, and school-based language intervention. His current interest lies in the facilitation and development of social communication skills in individuals with developmental and acquired communication disorders, using improvisation and other performance arts.

Disclosure Statement for Dr. Robert Domingo

Financial Dr. Robert Domingo received financial compensation for creating this course content from Blue Sea Educational Consulting, Inc.

Nonfinancial Dr. Robert Domingo has grandchildren diagnosed on the autism spectrum.