Initiation of joint attention and related visual attention processes in infants with autism spectrum disorder: Literature review

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the importance of measures of joint attention behavior in typical and atypical development.
  2. Explain how visual attention mechanisms in infancy can influence the later development of joint attention.

Franchini, M., Armstrong, V. L., Schaer, M., & Smith, I. M. (2019). Initiation of joint attention and related visual attention processes in infants with autism spectrum disorder: Literature review. Child Neuropsychology, 25, 287-317.