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ASD & Reading Comprehension Part 1: Cognitive Characteristics

presented by Sylvia Diehl, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

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Financial: Sylvia Diehl receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.

Non-Financial: Sylvia Diehl has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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Part 1: Cognitive Characteristics is one of three courses that focus on reading comprehension in children with ASD. It is designed to familiarize the participant with the cognitive characteristics which may contribute to reading comprehension difficulties in children with autism spectrum disorders.

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Sylvia Diehl, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Sylvia F. Diehl, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is recently retired from the University of South Florida (USF) Department of Communication Sciences in Tampa, Florida, where she taught courses in autism, pediatric language and augmentative and alternative communication and was the team leader in the language/phonology clinic. She was also a member of the USF, Interdisciplinary Center for…

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1. Theory of Mind and Reading

This chapter addresses the cognitive process of theory of mind and its role in the reading comprehension. It targets literature regarding its impact on reading comprehension and how it applies to the intervention process.

2. Executive Functioning and Reading

This chapter addresses the literature related to executive function and children with ASD. It then considers the impact of executive function on reading comprehension and the intervention process.

3. Central Coherence and Reading

This chapter discusses the literature regarding central coherence in children with ASD. It next addresses the impact of central coherence on reading comprehension and the intervention process.

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