Conference breakout session topics include: Executive Functioning Strategies, Career Opportunities, Guardianship, Verbal Behavior, Navigating Air Travel, Music Therapy, Buddy Programs, Aquatic Playgroups, Tantrums/Meltdowns, Socialization, Social Referencing
, Challenges and Benefits of Being an Adult on the Autism Spectrum and An Overview of Services and Eligibility under the Agency for Persons with Disabilities.
Entitled 'Dogs' Social Referencing
towards Owners and Strangers', it gives an account of a series of experiments to measure the effect a dog's relationship with a human has on whether the dog will accept that human's advice.
Moreover, a good portion of this chapter presents the position that early treatment of autism should focus more heavily on the hidden deficits of stimulus overselectivity, mutually responsive orientation, joint attention, social referencing
, and relational responding, as these are the behavioral cusps that will result in greater cognitive and language development.
Currently working on projects such as a study of social software in distance education and developing a virtual library space using social referencing
software, his research interests are online learning, the dimensions of space and time in multi-user virtual environments such as Second Life, social presence, social networking, the changing notion of community and finally the sociology of emotion.
The 'learning organisation' within the organisation is by nature retroactive, informal and efficient: swap out all the desktop PCs for Apple Macs and over the course of the next few days people will learn rapidly what they need to know (how to send and receive email, how to type a document, how to search the internet) using a combination of trial-and-error, observation and social referencing
Through the study, the investigators identified seven key questions on the parental questionnaire that could best discriminate autism from nonautism, addressing areas of joint attention, pretend play, social relatedness, and social referencing
A consideration of social referencing
in the context of attachment theory and research.
An operant analysis of phenomena typically considered under the heading of joint attention is followed by examples of training protocols aimed at teaching joint attention skills, such as social referencing, monitoring, gaze following, and such skills interwoven with mands and with tacts.
Simple forms of social referencing may be built up similarly to observing behavior as studied in the laboratory (e.
In Social referencing
and the social construction of reality in infancy, ed.
The effect of context and age on social referencing
RDI is a parent-based clinical treatment program that emphasizes foundation skills, such as social referencing
, regulating behavior, conversational reciprocity and synchronized actions.