In this course participants will learn about the importance of joint attention as a developmental skill and how it impacts learning and communication. A lack of joint attention has far reaching consequences for individuals and is a critical skill for therapeutic intervention. Goal setting, intervention planning and training team members about joint attention will be discussed. Participants will walk away with many specific actionable strategies that they can use to embed work on joint attention in their sessions with clients in a variety of settings.

Learning Objectives for this session

  • Participants will be able to discuss the importance of joint attention when providing intervention for autistic learners. 

  • Participants will be able to list 3 strategies for incorporating work on joint attention during therapy sessions. 

  • Participants will be able to state how to write functional goals for targeting joint attention during therapy sessions.

  • Participants will be able to define how to use BST to train staff to implement intervention for joint attention skills. 

About the Presenter

Rosemarie Griffin
Rosemarie Griffin, MA, CCC/SLP BCBA, is an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Product Developer and Host of The Autism Outreach Podcast. She is the founder of ABA SPEECH. Rose is passionate about helping individuals with autism find their voice and become more independent communicators. At ABA SPEECH she provides ASHA and ACE courses, therapy materials and free resources for parents and professionals alike. She is also the co-founder of Supervision Academy. A business dedicated to providing remote supervision.

Course information

  • Title: The Power of Joint Attention
  • Presenter: Rosemarie Griffin MA CCC-SLP, BCBA
  • Duration: 1 hour and 40 minutes
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