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Facilitating Social Communication in Children With Language Disorders: How to Drink From a Fire Hydrant (SC01)

Friday, July 20
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Room 301-303
CE: 0.15 ASHA CEUs/1.5 PDHs

This session is for the in-person event only and is not available with Connect On-Demand.

This session is eligible for Pennsylvania Act 48 professional education hours.

This session will present a framework for social communication intervention for children with language disorders. Discussion will emphasize targeting multiple aspects of social communication simultaneously, including language processing, pragmatics, and social and emotional learning. The speaker will present examples of intervention targets, procedures, and activities.

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Martin Fujiki, PhD, CCC-SLP

Professor and Chair
Brigham Young University

Martin Fujiki, PhD, CCC-SLP, is professor and chair of the Department of Communication Disorders at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT. His work focuses on the social and emotional competence of children with developmental language disorders. He received his bachelor of science degree at the University of Idaho and his master's and doctorate degrees from the University of Utah. He has served on the ad hoc committee for language in context of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and on the national advisory board of Pearson Assessment. He also serves on the editorial board for the journal Topics in Language Disorders, and has been an associate editor for the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, and Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools. Fujiki is an ASHA Fellow and in 2015 received the Honors of the Association from ASHA. In 2016, Fujiki and colleagues received the editor's award from Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools for the outstanding article published during the previous year. In addition to his university experience, Fujiki has worked as a school speech-language pathologist in two school districts.

Financial Disclosures: Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation

Nonfinancial Disclosures: None

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