Training and knowledge in autism among speech-language pathologists: a survey.

  title={Training and knowledge in autism among speech-language pathologists: a survey.},
  author={Heather Schwartz and Kathryn D R Drager},
  journal={Language, speech, and hearing services in schools},
  volume={39 1},
PURPOSE The current study was designed to answer the following questions: (a) What knowledge do school-based speech-language pathologists (SLPs) have concerning autism? (b) What educational and clinical training do SLPs receive in autism? (c) Do SLPs have confidence in their ability to provide services to children with autism and their families? METHOD An original 52-item survey was designed to answer the research questions. Participants were recruited through e-mail and were asked to respond… Expand

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