Communication and Cognition in Individuals with FASD
Presenter: Elizabeth Cleveland, Ph.D., CCC-SLP; University of Central Arkansas and Specialty Diagnostic Resource Center
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This webinar will explore the inner workings of cognition and communication and explain how each impacts the other. Participants will learn the basics of executive function, language processing, and pragmatic language and why they are impaired in individuals with FASD and what that impairment looks like. Examples of accommodations and intervention strategies for cognitive and communication impairments will be described throughout this webinar.
About the Presenter
Elizabeth Cleveland, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is an assistant professor at the University of Central Arkansas. She is the co-director and co-founder of the Specialty Diagnostic Resource Center (SDRC), which is Arkansas’s only fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)-specific diagnostic clinic. In addition to her involvement with SDRC, Dr. Cleveland is also the Director of Interdisciplinary Training for the Arkansas Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) training program. Her research is in cognition, communication, and executive function in children with FASD.