2020 Speech-Language Pathology Posters

Faculty Advisor

Lauren Wright-Jones | PhD, MS-SLP, CCC



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The poster will provide an overview of what is known about the dual diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Down Syndrome. Two common ways DS-ASD present will be separated into two groups. Identifiable brain differences that distinguish children with DS-ASD from those diagnosed with DS alone will be stated. The importance, obstacles, how to keep individuals with DS-ASD from falling through the cracks will be discussed.

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation


Communication Disorders and Deaf Education


College of Education and Allied Health

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Degree Program

Speech-Language Pathology


Communication Sciences and Disorders | Speech and Hearing Science | Speech Pathology and Audiology

Publication Date



Fontbonne University Archives


St. Louis, MO

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What is Known about the Dual Diagnosis of ASD and Down Syndrome?



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