See what I see, do as I do: promoting joint attention and imitation in preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder.

@article{Warreyn2014SeeWI,
  title={See what I see, do as I do: promoting joint attention and imitation in preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder.},
  author={Petra Warreyn and Herbert Roeyers},
  journal={Autism : the international journal of research and practice},
  year={2014},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={658-71}
}
Since imitation and joint attention are both important abilities for young children and since children with autism spectrum disorder show a range of problems in these domains, imitation and joint attention are important targets for intervention. In this study, we examined the possibility of promoting imitation and joint attention by means of a training programme specifically designed for low-intensity, non-residential treatment. Two matched groups of 18 children each participated in the study… CONTINUE READING