Bilingualism and Autism Spectrum Disorders

The significance increase of both bilingual children and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in our caseloads and in our schools has implications for assessment, interventions and support offered to families. This session will examine the current research on the impact of bilingualism on the language development of children with ASD. Additionally, this presentation will also present the current research on parent perceptions, concerns about bilingualism and the language choices for their children with ASD.