Tamara S. Kasper, MS, CCC-SLP, BCBA, is a Speech-Language Pathologist with 20 years of experience working with children with challenging behaviors. Tamara’s commitment to the children she serves led her to pursue treatment methods outside the field of Speech-Language Pathology. Under the mentorship of renowned Behavior Analyst Dr. Vincent Carbone and his protégé, Tamara became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has also completed advanced training in application of Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior, Greenspan’s DIR approach, and Kaufman’s strategies for apraxia of speech.
Tamara is a frequently invited international lecturer, having treated clients and trained professionals in England, Ireland, Greece and other countries. She enthusiastically shares her unique approaches and her outside-the-box intervention techniques that are successful in building functional verbal behavior for children on the autism spectrum.
Tamara is also Director of The Center for Autism Treatment ( www.centerautismtreatment.org) near Milwaukee, Wisconsin; A center which provides personalized ABA intervention plans for children as well as consulting services and workshops to autism treatment teams in the United States and abroad. Tamara’s publications include the K&K Sign to Talk materials and Speak with Sign. She is a past recipient of the Wisconsin Speech and Hearing Association’s Clinical Achievement Award.
Title: Children Who Struggle to Speak: Shaping Vocal and Verbal Behavior
Date: Thursday, October 25, 2012
Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Session: Session #11