Liz Willis, M.S., CCC-SLP/L, BCBA, is a paediatric speech-language pathologist and behavior analyst for Communication and Behavior Solutions (Morris County, NJ). She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Pennsylvania State University in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Liz is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed to practice speech in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Liz has extensive experience working with children with autism and other speech and language needs. She provides consultation to school teams, including teachers, speech therapists, staff and other related service providers on the use of ABA strategies with children with autism. 

Liz’s biggest passion lies in working closely with parents and families to promote generalization and maximize progress for the children with whom she works. She uses a play-based, family-centered approach in her direct therapy, and also offers parent and caregiver training on a variety of topics within the areas of speech, language, and behavior.

Reach out to her on instagram @letstalkplay

Presentation Details:

Vocal Programming 101: Tips and Strategies for BCBAs  (1.0 CEU)

Wednesday March 3, 2021 from 8:15-9:15 PM EST

Participants will be able to:

1. Identify 4 steps in the vocal programming process.

2. Perform a naïve listener assessment and correctly categorize 6 targets. 

3. Identify 3 components of effective target selection.

Summary:

This presentation will cover the basics of vocal programming for learner’s with limited speech intelligibility. It will provide BCBAs with the foundation they need in order to work collaboratively with speech-language pathologists and the rest of their clients’ teams to maximize progress in the area of vocal communication.