Blanc, M. 2012. Natural Language Acquisition on the Autism Spectrum: The Journey from Echolalia to Self-Generated Language. Madison, WI: Communication Development Center Inc.
A book authored by Marge Blanc, MA, CCC-SLP that reviews the research regarding gestalt language development, the Stages of Natural Language Acquisition, and an in-depth look at assessment and language supports for this natural process from echolalia to self-generated language.
Blanc, M. 2022. The Natural Language Acquisition Guide: Echolalia is all about gestalt language development. Madison, WI: Communication Development Center Inc.
This guide, authored by Marge Blanc, MA, CCC-SLP, reviews the research regarding gestalt language development, the Stages of Natural Language Acquisition, and an introductory look at assessment and language support for gestalt language processors.
A self-paced course on gestalt language processing and Natural Language Acquisition providing continuing education and support for parents and professionals presented by Alexandria Zachos, MS, CCC-SLP and other experts on supporting topics.
Natural Language Acquisition In Autism Echolalia To Self-Generated Language-Level 1, 2 and 3
On-demand three-part series webinars providing continuing education on the topic of gestalt language processing and Natural Language Acquisition presented by Marge Blanc, MA, CCC-SLP.
From Echolalia to Self-Generated Language: Case Studies in Natural Language Acquisition
On-demand webinar that provides case examples that demonstrate a language-based approach to managing echolalia, from delayed echolalia to self-generated language, presented by Marge Blanc, MA, CCC-SLP, Dr. Lillian Steigler, CCC-SLP, and Alexandria Zachos, MS, CCC-SLP.
A Language-Based Approach to Managing Echolalia
An on-demand webinar presented by Dr. Lillian Steigler that reviews echolalia, evidence that supports echolalia as a positive indicator of language development, and how to perform ongoing assessment and intervention strategies to facilitate the transition to self-generated language.
Gestalt Language Development: the ‘Other' Natural Language Acquisition Style! (September 16, 2021)
Marge Blanc, MA, CCC-SLP, presents in this recorded webinar an overview of gestalt language development and Natural Language Acquisition.
Making Sense of Echolalia: It’s All About Language Development (March 4, 2021)
In this recorded webinar, Marge Blanc, MA, CCC-SLP, presents an overview of gestalt language development, Natural Language Acquisition and shares case studies from her practice.
Echoes of Echolalia: Looking at Autistic Language Development Through a New Lens (Oct. 27, 2021)
Marge Blanc, MA, CCC-SLP, is joined by Dr. Ann Peters, qualitative researcher and author of The Units of Language Acquisition, as they examine natural language acquisition in all children (both analytic language processors and gestalt language processors).
AAC Connecting with Language Learners (December 2, 2021)
Marge Blanc, MA, CCC-SLP, and AAC specialist Kate Flaxman CCC-SLP present in this recorded webinar to review Natural Language Acquisition in gestalt language processors and what considerations must be made when AAC is utilized.
Meaningful Speech YouTube Channel
A collection of interviews with experts that discuss gestalt language development and additional supporting topics which may aid in an increased understanding of our gestalt language processors.
Empowering Communication through Echolalia (November 20, 2021)
An on-demand webinar that provides an introduction to gestalt language development by Adrienne Koenig, CCC-SLP.
Communication Development Center
Marge Blanc’s website that she has re-designed from her original clinic site to now be a resource for information on gestalt language development and Natural Language Acquisition.