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Intensive Communication Treatment

Intensive Communication Treatment

Intensive Communication Treatment

focuses on improving communication and language skills for toddlers and elementary school aged children with Austism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  This intervention uses the one-on-one modeling of appropriate communication with other structured teaching techniques to support communication and language development in kids with ASD.

What should my therapist be doing?

  • Discussing with you the importance of good communication, the various options to achieve good communication, and how he will work with your child
  • Working one-on-one with your child to learn the steps of communication
  • Encouraging your participation to learn communication strategies with your child
  • Teaching you how to praise your child for good communication

What should I be doing?

  • Practicing communication strategies with your child in- and out-of session
  • Providing your child opportunities to practice his new communication strategies
  • Praising your child for using his communication strategies

How will I know if it is working?

  • Your child will use his new communication strategies
  • Your ability to communicate with your child will improve