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Tri-State Webinar: Reading Comprehension in ASD: The Intersection of Language, Social Competence, and Reading: Part 1 of 2

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This two-part webinar series, presented by Drs. Christi Carnahan and Pamela Williamson, is designed as an introduction into reading comprehension for individuals with autism spectrum Disorder (ASD).

In part 1, participants will learn about the cognitive profiles common in autism and the influence of these on reading comprehension. Participants will also learn about the reading comprehension process, and the intersection of reading and cognition in ASD.

As a result of this activity, participants will be able to identify the following:

  • The Literacy Lens of the presenters
  • Social communication, reading, and writing
  • What is reading comprehension?
  • Reading profiles in ASD
  • Big ideas in reading comprehension