100 • 2018 ASHA CONVENTION PROGRAM BOOK As of July 31, 2018 1065 Hide & Seek: Recognizing Girls on the Autism Spectrum TH 1:30PM-2:30PM / CC, Ballroom East Introductory; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Glenis Benson, Private Practice Males with ASC far outnumber females, right? Not so fast. Recent investigations reveal a vast number of girls who are “hiding in plain sight.” If they are not being identified, some may conclude that identification and support is not needed. This presentation will discuss gender differences and the rationale for finding these females so support can be rendered. 1066 Supporting Adults in the Workplace: The Role of a SLP Within a Trans-disciplinary Team TH 1:30PM-2:30PM / CC, 151AB (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Kerri Morse, Els for Autism Fdn This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Autism Spectrum Disorders. Attendees will learn how to use evidence- based strategies to provide supports for adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) within employment settings, as part of a transdisciplinary team. Case studies and applied research will be used to demonstrate the application of clinical methodology in social communication across community settings, within an employment program model, for individuals needing varied levels of support. 1067 The Unfolding of Autism Spectrum Disorder Within the Second Year of Life TH 1:30PM-2:30PM / CC, Ballroom West Intermediate; Research AUTHOR(S): Natalie Brane, Marcus Autism Ctr; Jessica Bradshaw, Emory U Sch of Medicine; Moira Lewis, Marcus Autism Ctr; Amy Wetherby, Florida St U Infant siblings of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are at increased risk for developing the disorder. Within longitudinal research at an NIH-funded Autism Center of Excellence (ACE) program currently underway at the Marcus Autism Center in Atlanta, we will report preliminary results of developmental profiles for 12-24 month olds and early ASD symptomology for participants later diagnosed with ASD. BUSINESS AND PRACTICE MANAGEMENT (GI) 1068 Standing Guard: Audits & Surveys in the Post Acute Environment TH 1:30PM-2:30PM / Westin, Harbor Ballroom I Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Joanne Wisely, Genesis Rehab Svcs; Heather Pazak, Genesis Rehab Svcs; Kathleen Usher, Genesis Rehab Svcs The scrutiny continues! This session updates therapists on the areas being audited by managed care and Medicare payers. The focus on quality measurement and standardization are described in the context of how surveys have evolved. As the bar continues to be raised, SLPs can prepare for success by understanding the expectations and how to meet the new and changing standards. CULTURAL AND LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY (GI) 1069 Caribbean English Creoles: An Introduction for Speech- Language Pathologists TH 1:30PM-2:30PM / Westin, Lewis Introductory; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Taryn Malcolm, The Graduate Ctr, CUNY; Keisha Lindsay, Howard U; Sulare Telford, Howard U This presentation will focus on the historical, cultural, and linguistic landscape of the Anglophone Caribbean and describe the features of Caribbean English Creole. The distinctive features of the Creoles from Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana will be outlined. Lastly, the implications for assessment and treatment of CEC speakers in need of speech-language and hearing services will be discussed. 1070 Semantic-Based Intervention in Bilingual Individuals With Aphasia: Treatment Considerations TH 1:30PM-2:30PM / Westin, Harbor Ballroom II & III Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Pei-Fang Hung, CA St U, Long Beach; Lei Sun, CSU, Long Beach This presentation discusses treatment considerations in bilingual aphasia via a clinical study of four individuals with moderate to severe nonfluent aphasia. The treatment stimuli, measures, procedure and results of semantic- based treatment sessions will be presented and discussed. This presentation will also compare and contrast the benefits and limitations of providing treatment in strong vs weak language in bilingual aphasia intervention. FLUENCY (SLP) 1071 Avoiding the Pitfalls: Our Top 10 Mistakes in Stuttering Therapy TH 1:30PM-2:30PM / CC, 251 (Lvl 2) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Nina Reardon-Reeves, Frisco Independent Sch; J. Scott Yaruss, Michigan St U Want to boost your own confidence and competence in stuttering therapy? Do you want to increase positive outcomes for your clients? Join 2 specialists in fluency disorders as they disclose some of their biggest “mistakes” in stuttering therapy, how they learned from them, and how you can avoid them in your own clinical practice. GLOBAL ISSUES AND PRACTICES (GI) 1072 The ASHA-PAHO Collaboration: ASHA Members Building Capacity & Sustainability in Communication Disorders Across Four Countries TH 1:30PM-2:30PM / CC, 152 (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Linda Rosa-Lugo, U of Central Florida; Silvia Martinez, Howard U; Gloria Weddington, San Jose St U; T. Rosario Román, Bilingual Multicultural Svcs; Lily Waterston, ASHA The first phase(2013-2017) of ASHA’s collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO) is described. Overall project is to build capacity of professionals and institutions that address communication disorders. Ad-Hoc committee chairs describe project implementation in Honduras, El Salvador, Guyana and Paraguay. Key achievements for sustainability are discussed.