Teaching Parents to Promote their Child's Social Communication: Overview of the Project ImPACT
Doctoral Course in Cognitive Science - PhD Talk
Within the MIUR programme framework “Dipartimenti di Eccellenza”
- Brooke R. Ingersoll - Michigan State University (USA)
Scientific coordinator: Simona De Falco
This presentation will introduce attendees to Project ImPACT, an evidence-based parent-mediated intervention for young children with ASD and their families. It will describe the benefits of parent involvement in treatment for their child and provide an overview of the intervention strategies and coaching models used to help parent learn how to promote their child’s social communication during daily activities. This presentation will also describe the training and consultation models used to prepare professionals, and describe research supporting the approach.