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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)

What's So Important About Joint Attention

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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!!! 

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3901 Greenspring Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21211
Creamer Building, 3rd Floor Large Conference Room


Wednesday, July 11, 2012 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT)


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The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland

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.

To view previous STAR presentations and downloadable Power Point slides, visit:  www.kennedykrieger.org/star-trainings-archive

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