Dr. Jonathan Tarbox to Present FirstSteps Research on Executive Function and Feeding Disorders at Arizona Autism Conference
Dr. Jonathan Tarbox, Director of Research and Regional Clinic Director at FirstSteps for Kids, is giving invited presentations at the Arizona Autism United Transdisciplinary Autism Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, April 29th.
FirstSteps Presents on Evaluation of Innovative Mindfulness Training Program for Children with Autism
Many children with autism have difficulties with fully paying attention to important cues during social situations.
Even when they have “mastered” social skills training programs, many children still have difficulty applying their newly learned skills in social environments because their attention can become distracted by other non-socially-relevant stimuli.
Enhancing social skills of kindergarten children with Autism through the training of multiple peers as tutors
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