The Coach To Communicate project provides a webinar and face-to-face/online individual parent coaching sessions at no cost for parents, caregivers, teachers, and service providers of children with autism spectrum disorder. Participants will be instructed in how to improve the communication skills of their own children.
This project serves Texas parents, caregivers, teachers, or service providers who have a child up to age 22 with autism spectrum disorder or similar characteristics and who need instruction in communication skills.
Intensive Parent Coaching
Parents may register for intensive, individual coaching sessions to learn to implement a communication intervention with their children. Your child will also receive communication/behavioral assessments and an individualized communication parent treatment plan.
- Complete online module
Parents and service providers may attend a 2-hour webinar on techniques to help increase their children’s social communication skills
- 2 hours
- Can be accessed anytime
- Overview of parenting techniques intended to increase your child’s social communication skills
Once the webinar is completed, parents can sign up for individual coaching sessions, if they wish:
- One-on-one coaching
- 1-hour sessions
- 12-14 sessions total
- Scheduled according to parent availability offered year-round
- Available in English or Spainish
Resources for Parents
Texas A&M Center on Disability and Development
Texas A&M’s Directory of Community Resources in Texas
Biometric Literacy Language Indicators For Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Children (BLINC)
This work was supported in whole or part by grants from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Autism Grant Program (Coach to Communicate (C2C): Partnering to Improve Communication for Individuals with Autism. Awards #17108, 20465). The opinions and conclusions expressed in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the opinions or policy of the THECB.