Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP is the Director of the Educational Outreach Program at the Marcus Autism Center in Atlanta, GA, an affiliate of Emory University and an NIH Autism Center of Excellence. She is a speech-language pathologist specializing in autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, and related social learning disabilities. As a former adjunct faculty member and lecturer at Yale University, she served as a member of their Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic. She has also served as an instructor for the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department of Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts where she has developed courses to prepare graduate level students for addressing the needs of children with autism and their families. More recently, she has joined the team at the Marcus Autism Center, affiliated with Emory University, as an educational outreach specialist. Her publications have focused on early identification of autism, contemporary intervention models, and programming guidelines for high functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. She recently participated as a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Ad Hoc Committee on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), a committee charged with developing guidelines related to the role of speech-language pathologists in the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of ASD. She lectures internationally and provides consultation to educational programs serving children and adolescents with autism and related developmental disorders.
This course introduces the SCERTS Model, an evidence-based, comprehensive, multidisciplinary educational approach and framework designed for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related disabilities.… read more
Part two of this seven part series introduces the first domain of the SCERTS Model, Social Communication (SC). Participants will learn about SC as a… read more
The third course in this seven course series introduces the second domain of the SCERTS Model, Emotional Regulation (ER). Participants will learn about ER as… read more
Course four in this seven part series introduces the fourth domain of the SCERTS Model, Transactional Support (TS). Participants will learn about the influence of… read more
Course five addresses the process of systematically planning to embed target objectives within everyday activities, namely SCERTS in Action. First, the SCERTS Planning Grid is… read more
Course six introduces the 10-step SCERTS Assessment Process (SAP). This tool is designed to determine an individual’s stage of language acquisition, establish a profile of… read more
The seventh and final part of this series addresses components of Transactional Support that are essential to allow all members of a child’s team, parents,… read more