July 1, 2015
Vol 1, Issue 9        
A publication from the Center for Autism Research

Understanding Speech Differences in ASD

A new research study being conducted at the Center for Autism Research at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is using computers to investigate differences in natural speech patterns in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 

Language Disorders in ASD

While all children with ASD have difficulties with communication, the degree of language difficulties for some children is beyond what can be explained by ASD alone. Learn more about language disorders, why they are important, and how they are diagnosed and treated: 

Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems can help individuals who have trouble speaking to communicate with others.  There are many different types of AAC systems, and a speech-language pathologist can help recommend one that is best for your child. 

Next Steps Workshop (9/30/15)  mother-son-hug.jpg

Register to attend this workshop geared towards parents and caregivers of toddlers and young elementary school children who have been newly diagnosed with ASD.