As ABA professionals, we should be teaching joint attention to children with autism. It encourages social engagement; a way for the child to bring others into his or her world. So how can we teach this important skill?
One of the greatest things about applied behavioral analysis (ABA) is that we can use ABA throughout development. We can apply ABA principles to any developmental stage to help people with developmental disabilities reach their fullest potential.
Interesting new research on the early diagnosis of autism: http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2013/11/06/study-signs-of-autism-may-show-up-as-early-as-first-month/ Find out more about Developmental Milestones here!