University of Nebraska Medical Center

Strategies to Build Therapeutic Rapport With Children With Autism and Complex Communication Needs

This module is essential for healthcare professionals because it helps them give personalized care. The purpose is to help learners, especially healthcare professionals, learn important skills for connecting with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It focuses on effective communication, building trust, and creating a comfortable environment for these children. The module aims to teach practical strategies like reducing anxiety, supporting social skill development, and providing individualized care. Making the content concise and engaging enhances learning and the use of this knowledge, ultimately making interactions with children with ASD more inclusive and fulfilling for everyone involved.

Format: E-Learning Module
Development Date: April 4, 2024
Authors: William J. Higgins, Meral Koldas, Juliana Oliveira, Alice Shillingsburg
Discipline: Interdisciplinary

Funding for the creation of this module was provided by an award from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

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