Course Code: REL-ABA-0-ADVWEB2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2022
Explain the role that joint attention has on the development of communication and social skills
Identify gaps in joint attention in children with autism
Utilize strategies for increasing joint attention
Evaluate the effectiveness of interventions designed to improve joint attention
Critical Issues in Joint Attention Intervention in Children with Autism
II. What is joint attention?
a. Responding joint attention
b. Initiating joint attention
III. Why is joint attention important?
c. Inadequate joint attention
d. What joint attention is not
III.. Joint attention and autism
a. Actions associated with the development of joint attention
b. Joint attention theories
c. Operationalizing joint attention
IV. Addressing joint attention
a. Natural environment
c. ABA therapy
V. Effectiveness of intervention
Rhonda Davin, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Dr. Rhonda Davin is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 25 years of experience in the fields of developmental disabilities and autism. She has served the field as a teacher, college professor, consultant and expert witness. She started Behavior Consulting Services which provided direct behavior analytic services to children with autism and their families. She has supervised and mentored several behavior analysts and service providers currently practicing in the field today. Dr. Davin has also provided technical assistance for large scale organizational change efforts in the area of Positive Behavior Supports.
Disclosure: Rhonda Davin, Ph.D., BCBA-D has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: Registered Behavior Technician; in the following settings: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
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