CSP 006: Echolalia & ASD: Supporting Natural Language Development - Conversations in Speech Pathology
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This episode features Marge Blanc of the Communication Development Center in Madison, Wisconsin. Marge is the author of Natural Language Acquisition on the Autism Spectrum: The Journey from Echolalia to Self-Generated Language. Here are some show notes & links: 1. Marge cited an article from the New York Times Magazine titled “Reaching My Autistic Son Through Disney” that she identified as coming from The New Yorker. Here is a link to the actual article and video. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/09/magazine/reaching-my-autistic-son-through-disney.html?_r=0  2. Marge began taking data in 1993-94 on her clients. She indicates this later in the podcast, but at first mistakenly indicated it was 1997. 3. Ann Peter’s website can be found at: http://www2.hawaii.edu/~ann/ 4. Katherine Quill’s website and books can be found at: http://www.autisminstitute.net/index.htm. The book Marge is referring to which has a chapter by Prizant and Rydell is: Teaching Children with Autism: Strategies to Enhance Communication and Socialization 5. You can read more about Marge Blanc and the Communication Development Center at: http://www.communicationdevelopmentcenter.com/ Thanks for listening!      
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