Joint attention mediated learning intervention for toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families


This is an ongoing project.


Description

The purpose of this project is to evaluate Joint Attention Mediated Learning (JAML), an intervention practice for toddlers with Austism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) that directly targets foundational preverbal social communication within the parent-child relationship.

Researchers will conduct a randomized controlled trial that compares the JAML intervention to a business-as-usual condition. The research team will recruit 126 toddlers, aged 30 months or younger, with ASD. Assessments will be conducted prior to the intervention (pre-test), post-intervention (post-test), and 6 months after the post-test to measure the sustainability of any intervention effects.


Project Administration

Kathleen Baggett, principal investigator


Project Contact

Kathleen M. Baggett, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor
Juniper Gardens Children's Project
444 Minnesota Avenue, Suite 300 
Kansas City, KS 66101-2914
kbaggett@ku.edu
(913) 321-3143, ext. 237


This is a project of:

Juniper Garden Children's Project


Funded by:

Indiana University


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