presented by Sylvia Diehl
Financial: Sylvia Diehl receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Sylvia Diehl has no non-financial interests or relationships with MedBridge.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Sylvia Diehl, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Sylvia F. Diehl, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is recently retired from the University of South Florida (USF) Department of Communication Sciences in Tampa, Florida, where she taught courses in autism, pediatric language and augmentative and alternative communication and was the team leader in the language/phonology clinic. She was also a member of the USF, Interdisciplinary Center for…Read full bio
1. Theory of Mind and Reading
This chapter addresses the cognitive process of theory of mind and its role in the reading comprehension. It targets literature regarding its impact on reading comprehension and how it applies to the intervention process.
2. Executive Functioning and Reading
This chapter addresses the literature related to executive function and children with ASD. It then considers the impact of executive function on reading comprehension and the intervention process.
3. Central Coherence and Reading
This chapter discusses the literature regarding central coherence in children with ASD. It next addresses the impact of central coherence on reading comprehension and the intervention process.