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What's So Important About Joint Attention
The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT)
STAR Sharing Treatment and Autism Resources
Participants will learn about joint attention milestones in typical development and how joint attention is a pivotal skill for language, social, and play development. Strategies for enhancing a child's joint attention will be presented.
Presenter: Jennifer Sharpless, MS, CCC-SLP
Jennifer Sharpless has been a speech-language pathologist at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) since 2003. She specializes in assessment and treatment with infants and toddlers who have developmental delays and autism spectrum disorders. She developed the Jump Start Program at CARD, which is a short-term intervention program geared towards training parents to work with their infant or toddler at home.
Audience: Parents, family members and professionals
This is a FREE training!!!
The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute is a multifaceted, interdisciplinary program serving children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), their families, and professionals in the community. We base our services and trainings on evidenced-based practices. One of our major endeavors is to develop new models of effective care that can be distributed to families and care providers on a national and international level.
Sharing Treatment and Autism Resources (STAR) trainings provide professionals, parents, and family members of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) with a comprehensive offering of current resources available on autism, as well as an overview of research-based treatment elements that have been recommended for program design and delivery in the educational system(s).
To view previous STAR presentations and downloadable Power Point slides, visit: www.kennedykrieger.org/star-trainings-archive.
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