Joint Engagement in Sibling Interactions Including a Child with ASD: Intensive Frame-by-Frame Analysis

Authors: Yonat Rum1; Ditza A. Zachor1,2; Esther Dromi1, 1Tel-Aviv University, 2 The Autism Center, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

Sibling interactions provide an opportunity for children with ASD to participate in reciprocal play and communication activities and to practice initiating and maintaining their JE abilities. The current results offer implications for social intervention programs at home as well as in inclusive educational frameworks for children with ASD (Chan & Lock, 2016).