Getting The Message Across: Understanding Receptive And Expressive Communication

Getting the Message Across: Understanding Receptive and Expressive Communication

This 2 ½-hour workshop will provide parents, caregivers and professionals with information about communication differences in persons with Autism, and explore ways communication is received and expressed through spoken language, augmentative communication systems, gestures, and visual supports.

As a result of participating in this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • define receptive and expressive communication
  • describe the difference between receptive and expressive communication
  • identify strategies for improving functional communication
  • describe the importance of collaborating with a Speech Language Pathologist

Date:  Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Cost: $100 per person

Recommended Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Everyone Learns Differently: Strategies to Bridge the Gap Between Learning and Teaching for Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Getting the Message Across: Understanding Receptive and Expressive Communication will be delivered virtually via Zoom. The Zoom link will be e-mailed by Kerry’s Place staff two business days prior to the day of the scheduled event. If you do not see the e-mail in your inbox, please check your junk mail folder or spam folder. If you still haven’t received an e-mail with the Zoom link, please contact explaining the problem. We will do our best to answer your request as soon as possible. To ensure you do not miss communication from Kerry’s Place, please add to your safe sender list.

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May 15 2024


6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Kerry's Place Autism Services
34 Berczy Street, Aurora, ON L4G 1W9, Canada