KidTalk for Preschoolers with Autism – ***No longer accepting participants***

KidTalk for Preschoolers with Autism – ***No longer accepting participants***

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Social Communication Intervention for Children with Autism who Have Delayed Language

***No longer accepting participants***

Who Can Participate:

We are looking for parent(s) and their 3 to 4 1/2-year-old children who:

  • Have a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Have trouble learning language
  • Whose parents are willing to be taught the intervention and use it with their children.
  • Whose parents are willing to come to Vanderbilt for intervention and assessments, and are willing to have interventionists come to their home.

Compensation for Participants:

  • Children will be randomly chosen to receive an intervention using a communication device (AAC).
  • Parents will be trained to use language interventions.
  • All children will receive 45-minute intervention sessions, three times a week, for 4 months.
  • All testing and intervention are at no charge.

This project is federally funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). 

Click on the image (or link) below for a downloadable PDF of the flyer.



 Download a printable brochure


Parent Handouts:

Intro to EMT



Mirroring & Mapping

TD Handout

Setting Up Your AAC

Target Handout

Prompting Handout