Students with ASD may experience communication difficulties on a continuous and daily basis with both receptive and expressive language. The provision of support provided to minimise these difficulties usually comprises of goals in four broad areas:
General tips for developing classroom communication skills provides practical tips that may help develop classroom communication skills for students with ASD.
Teachers supporting students who experience significant communication difficulties may benefit from the input of a speech-language pathologist (SLP) to develop individual strategies and environmental supports to enhance that student's communication skills.
More information regarding the role of the SLP may be found in
The role of allied health professionals in working with children with ASD.