Seminar | August 2019
Joint Attention: Fostering Social Communication Skills
Date: August 8, 2019
Presenter: Lindsay Birchfield, M.S., BCBA, LBA Director of Community Development, Behavioral Innovations
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AUDIOSimply put, joint attention means the same thing as shared attention. Shared attention occurs when 2 people show interest (attend) to the same thing. Joint attention provides a critical foundation for social, cognitive, and language development. There are plenty of things you can do to improve your child’s joint attention skills all within your day-to-day routines. This training will lead you through evidence-based practices on how to establish joint attention skills with a child on the Autism spectrum.
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