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The Role of Speech-Language Pathologists in Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Speech-Language & Audiology Canada


It is the position of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) that speech-language pathologists (S-LPs) play a critical role on interprofessional autism spectrum disorder (ASD) service teams.
S-LPs provide specialized assessment and intervention services to address deficits in social communication and social interaction, which are core features of ASD (American Psychiatric Association, 2013).

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Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
January 2018

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