Neurodiversity Affirming Pragmatic Interventions

Neurodiversity Affirming Pragmatic Interventions
Adriana Lavi, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

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This is session presented a strengths-based approach to intervention that focuses on social-emotional and interoceptive awareness, self-advocacy, motivation and reflective self-awareness using video -modeling strategies that can provide tailored assistance in fostering a positive autistic identity. Additionally, this session addressed neurodiversity- affirming strategies such as student strength surveys, interest based self-rating checklists and goal-writing suggestions.

ASHA: 0.1 ASHA CEU, Intermediate Level

CA SLPAHB: 1.0 hr

CMH: 1.0 hr

Adriana Lavi, PhD, CCC-SLP, is well known for her work in the area of assessment and treatment of pragmatic language disorders. Dr. Lavi is author of the Clinical Assessment of Pragmatics (CAPs), Social Squad program, the IMPACT Social Communication Rating Scale, and the Articulation and Phonology Video Assessment Tool. Dr. Lavi has also served as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Communicative Disorders at Loma Linda University. Additionally, Dr. Lavi is founder of the Lavi Institute for Research and Development and she is former owner of Go2Consult Speech and Language Services, where she supervised close to forty speech-language pathologists and clinical fellows in Southern California. Dr. Lavi is the proud mother of four young, highly energetic little boys, ages 6, 5, 4 and 20 months

  1. Explain strategies to address interoceptive awareness and reflective self-awareness
  2. Describe strategies and activities to address self-advocacy
  3. Describe strategies and activities to address social-emotional awareness using video-modeling

This course must be watched in its entirety. In order to receive the CMH or the CEU certificate, a quiz is required to be completed with 80% success.

Financial— Adriana is a Power Up Conference host, owner of the CEU SmartHub and Video Learning Squad program.

Nonfinancial— No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

5 mins – Disclosures, Introduction
50 mins – Objectives
Explain strategies to address interoceptive awareness and reflective self-awareness
Describe strategies and activities to address self-advocacy
Describe strategies and activities to address social-emotional awareness using video-modeling
5 mins – Q&A

Course 0153, Neurodiversity Affirming Pragmatic Interventions

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