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Nova Southeastern University
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NSU Experts in Autism Disorders Publish Teaching Materials for Adolescents and Adults with Autism Disorders

Ft. Lauderdale (Davie), Fla.  – Susan Kabot, EdD, CCC-SLP and Christine Reeve, PhD, BCBA-D., from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Mailman Segal Center for Human Development, have published four sets of teaching materials for use with adolescents and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Each set contains five books and covers experiences that teenagers are likely to face in high school and out in the community. The books also highlight encounters that adults may face on the work site and living in the community.

Each book contains directions on how to use them and extensive activities to implement in teaching situations and at home. For more information, click on each title listed below:

Functional Vocabulary for Activities of Daily Living Adolescent Home
Supports adolescent students with limited language skills by teaching them the vocabulary of their peers.  This series uses relevant content and current, colorful photographs guaranteed to make that happen.

Functional Vocabulary for Activities of Daily Living Adolescent Out & About
Prepares adolescent students with ASD and developmental disabilities for community and after school activities using relevant, age-appropriate vocabulary.  Each book uses true-to-life photos and simple stories that help them transition from the classroom to the real world.

Functional Vocabulary for Activities of Daily Living Adult Home

Demystify the vocabulary that’s a part of adult daily living routines with activities and contexts that are current and age-appropriate.  These are appropriate for adults with ASD and developmental disabilities.

Functional Vocabulary for Activities of Daily Living Adult Out & About

This book provides adult clients with relevant and appropriate vocabulary so they can participate in their communities.  Each book uses true-to-life photos and simple stories that engage adults with ASD and developmental disabilities.

These materials can be purchased through LinguiSystems at http://www.linguisystems.com/index/home.

With extensive expertise in autism and autism related disorders, Kabot is the Executive Director of the Autism Institute at Nova Southeastern University and Christine Reeve is a principal in Reeve Autism Consulting and teaches doctoral courses in applied behavior analysis at Nova Southeastern University.

About Nova Southeastern University – Located in Davie, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic fully accredited Florida University dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs of distinction from preschool through the professional and doctoral levels. NSU has more than 28,000 students and is the eighth largest not-for-profit independent institution nationally. The University awards associate’s, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, specialist, and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields, including business, counseling, computer and information sciences, education, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, dentistry, various health professions, law, marine sciences, early childhood, psychology and other social sciences.  Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU was also awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification in 2010 for the University’s significant commitment to and demonstration of community engagement.   For more information about NSU visit www.nova.edu.

Media Contact:
Felecia Henderson, NSU Office of Public Affairs
954-262-5315 (office), 954-383-4695 (cell), fhenders@nova.edu