TAASLP Convention 2016: Preschool/School Age SLP Track
Featured Speaker - Friday, October 21st
Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP
Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP is the Director of Communication Crossroads, Inc., a private practice specializing in the provision of professional development workshops. She is also the Director of the Educational Outreach Program at the Marcus Autism Center, an academic affiliate with Emory University and an NIH Autism Center of Excellence. She is a speech-language pathologist specializing in autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, and related social learning disabilities. As a former adjunct faculty member and lecturer at Yale University, she has served as a member of their Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic. She recently participated as a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Ad Hoc Committee on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), a committee charged with developing guidelines related to the role of speech-language pathologists in the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of ASD. She is a co-author of SCERTS, a criterion referenced assessment tool and framework for social and emotional development. She lectures internationally and provides consultation to educational programs developing programs for social and emotional learning and engagement in the classroom setting.
Director, Educational Outreach Program
Marcus Autism Center
NIH Autism Center of Excellence
Communication Crossroads - SCERTS
Emily will be presenting a workshop (4-6 hours) on Friday, October 21st related to social communication in children with autism and the role of the SLP in guiding the team in identifying critical priorities for educational objectives for those who are before words, emerging language, and conversational language stages.