What's So Important About Joint Attention?

Jul 11 2012 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Kennedy Krieger Institute
3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor, Large Conference Room
Balitmore, MD 21211

About the Event:

In this Sharing Treatment and Autism Resources (STAR) training, participants will learn about joint attention 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.

This training will be presented by Jennifer Sharpless, MS, CCC-SLP, a speech-language pathologist at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) who specializes in the assessment and treatment of infants and toddlers who have developmental delays and autism spectrum disorders. Sharpless also developed the Jump Start Program at CARD, a short-term intervention program geared towards training parents to work with their infant or toddler at home.

This is a FREE training for parents, family members, and professionals.

For More Information:

For more information, or to register for this event, please visit the event web site. Registration is required to attend this event.