2018 ASHA CONVENTION PROGRAM BOOK • 147 ORAL SEMINARS • FRIDAY AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS (SLP) 1477 Developing Social- Communication Skills in Students With Moderate & Severe Autism Spectrum Disorders FR 2:30PM-3:30PM / CC, Ballroom West Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Kathleen Quill, Autism Inst This presentation informs participants how to support the development of meaningful generalized, functional skills in learners with autism. This session describes the acquisition, mastery, and generalization of social and communication skills; highlights the importance of data-based assessment, planning and progress monitoring; and reviews how various evidence-based practice may be used to teach generalized, functional use of skills. 1478 Differential Diagnostic Considerations in Suspected Autism Spectrum Disorder: the SLPs Role on an Interdisciplinary Team FR 2:30PM-3:30PM / CC, Ballroom East Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Cynthia Green, Oregon Health & Science U; Susanne Duvall, Oregon Health & Science U; Jennifer Moriuchi, Oregon Health & Science U This presentation discusses specific challenges related to differential diagnosis of ASD and comorbid conditions in older children and adolescents. Using interactive elements and case examples, we will review communication markers and behavioral observations that distinguish ASD, and highlight the role of SLPs in interdisciplinary team assessment for these complex individuals. 1479 Fostering the Ability in Disability: Why Adaptive Behavior is Critical for Individuals With ASD FR 2:30PM-3:30PM / CC, 156AB (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Celine Saulnier, Neurodevelopmental Assessment & Consulting Services This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Autism Spectrum Disorders. Adaptive behavior is the independent performance of daily activities required for personal and social self-sufficiency. Individuals with ASD exhibit adaptive delays, and the gap between cognition and adaptive behavior appears to widen with age for those without cognitive impairment. This presentation will discuss the importance of assessing for and teaching adaptive skills from initial diagnosis throughout the lifespan. 1480 Managing Fluency Disorders in Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorders FR 2:30PM-3:30PM / Westin, Grand Ballroom A Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Kathleen Scaler Scott, Misericordia U In this seminar, practical strategies for evaluating and treating clients with ASD and stuttering, cluttering and/or atypical disfluency diagnoses will be covered. Differential diagnosis of fluency disorders and management techniques for addressing these disorders in individuals on the autism spectrum throughout the lifespan will be presented. BUSINESS AND PRACTICE MANAGEMENT (GI) 1481 Alternative Payment Models in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology: What’s in your Wallet? FR 2:30PM-3:30PM / CC, 152 (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Robert Burkard, U of Buffalo; Paul Rao, Rehab Consultant; Neil Shepard, Mayo Clinic; Daneen Sekoni, ASHA; Leisha Eiten, Boys Town Nat’l Rsrch Hosp; Linda Hazard, Vermont Dept of Health; Carol Hofbauer, Laurel Health Care Company; Kathleen Holterman, Care One Mngmt, LLC; Renee Kinder, Encore Rehab; Debra Venkatesh, Hearing Solutions of Arizona Fee for service reimbursement has led to unacceptable healthcare costs. Alternative payment models (APMs) promise to control costs, optimize outcomes and improve quality of care. ASHA charged an ad hoc committee to make recommendations concerning moving our professions toward APMs of reimbursement. This presentation will describe APMs, and report the recommendations this committee made to the ASHA Board of Directors. 1482 Exploring the Disproportionate Representation of ELLs in Special Education FR 2:30PM-3:30PM / CC, 159 (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Jose Ortiz, U of Maryland, College Park The disproportionate representation of English language learners in special education is a well-documented and persistent problem. In this presentation, we will explore recent data related to this issue and its associated factors. We will also discuss how improved clinical education can help us address issues of over and under representation. CRANIOFACIAL AND VELOPHARYNGEAL DISORDERS (SLP) 1483 Step-by-Step Guide to Performing Velopharyngeal Assessments: Videofluoroscopy, Nasopharyngoscopy, MRI FR 2:30PM-3:30PM / Westin, Grand Ballroom CD Introductory; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Jamie Perry, East Carolina U; Thomas Watterson, U of Nevada Sch of Medicine; Lynn Marty Grames, St Louis Children’s Hosp; Katelyn Kotlarek, East Carolina U This session is designed for the SLP who is new to velopharyngeal assessment, or to the experienced SLP interested in adding a new procedure to their diagnostic armamentarium. Information on knowledge, skills, equipment, and supplies needed will be coupled with tips on what to do to get started. CULTURAL AND LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY (GI) 1484 Building a Resume That Tells YOUR Story FR 2:30PM-3:30PM / CC, 153ABC (Lvl 1) Introductory; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Ishara Ramkissoon, U of South Alabama; Mariam Abdelaziz, Guilford County Sch/Un of North Carolina at Greensboro; Kimberly Edmonds, Phoenixville Area School District; Puja Goel, Independent Contractor; Mark Guiberson, U of Wyoming; Alicia Hamilton, Minneapolis Pub Schs; Pei-Fang Hung, CSU; Dorian Lee-Wilkerson, Hampton U; Soren Lowell, Syracuse U; Jean Rivera Perez, Texas Christian U; Diane Scott, North Carolina Central U; Debra Vigil, U of Nevada, Reno; Charlotte Miller, SUNY at Plattsburgh ASHA’s Multicultural Issues Board (MIB) presents this resume-building session for students and clinicians. Attendees should bring their resume. Four topics covered will be: General Topics, School Settings, Medical Settings, and Other Settings. Presenters will answer questions and guide individuals on tailoring their resume, while highlighting their multicultural background.