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Joint Attention Strategies

Attending to the interests and actions of other people in order to share experiences is called joint attention. Joint attention can be difficult for children with ASD. Using strategies that help young children improve their joint attention skills is an important part of fostering early communication and learning. In this module, you will learn more about joint attention skills and how to teach those skills to children with ASD.

Estimated Time to Complete Module: 60 minutes

Introduction Chapter 1: Definition Chapter 2: Identifying and Observing Common Types of Joint Attention Gestures Chapter 3: Setting Goals and Recognizing Strategies Chapter 4: Building on Current Skills and Evaluating Progress