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Heep Hong Society 55th Anniversary Conference

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Heep Hong Society 55th Anniversary Conference

Life-long challenges, life-long support –
Unleashing the Potential of Individuals with Special Educational Needs

 

 

Marking the 55th anniversary of Heep Hong Society, the conference under the theme of the anniversary, “Growing Potential, Shining Tomorrow” will be organised. This conference aims at providing updated knowledge from overseas and mainland China experts on how to help and empower individuals with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and their families throughout the different life stages, from pre-school to school age, post-secondary and young adulthood. The experts from the United States and mainland China will deliver keynote speeches, followed by concurrent workshops on teaching strategies and evidence-based interventions, target to help students with SEN in mainstream schools and young adults in open employment. The overseas experts will also conduct two certification workshops before and after the conference for different professionals across the field.

 

 

 

 

Keynote Speech - Speaker

Ms. Emily Rubin
Ms. Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP
Director, Educational Outreach Program, Marcus Autism Center; Co-author of SCERTS Model - click here for biography

Dr. Laura Grofer Klinger
Dr. Laura Grofer Klinger 
Associate Professor, School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina; Executive Director of UNC TEACCH Autism Program - click here for biography

Professor Zou Xiaobing
Professor Xiaobing Zou
Department of Pediatrics
The 3rd Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University - click here for biography 

 

Heep Hong Society 55th Anniversary Conference

Date             : 1 December 2018 (Saturday)
Venue          : Jockey Club Auditorium, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Map)
Target          : Psychologists, Doctors, Therapists, Social Workers, Teachers and Parents
Medium       : Keynote Speech – English, Cantonese & Mandarin (Simultaneous interpretation service will be provided on demand (HK$20);
Concurrent Workshops – Cantonese
Officiating  guest            : Deputy Director of Social Welfare (Services), Mr. LAM Ka-tai, JP
Moderator   : Morning session – Professor Lam Shui-fong, Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong
Afternoon sesssion – Dr. Sandra Tsang Kit-man, JP, Associate Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong
Rundown     :  

Time

Agenda

8:45-9:15am

Registration Open

9:15-9:20am Welcoming Speech

9:20-12:50nn

Keynote Speech (1): Healthy Relationships Build Strong Learners: The Importance of Social Emotional Engagement

Keynote Speech (2): Strategies for Supporting Transition-Aged Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

12:50nn-2:00pm Lunch
2:00-4:00pm

Keynote Speech (3): Understanding and Treating Comorbid Anxiety in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Keynote Speech (4): Application of Artificial Intelligence in Identification of Children with ASD - The Experience in Mainland China

4:00-5:30pm

Concurrent Workshops

 

Keynote Speech - 1 December 2018 (Saturday)

Keynote Speech (1) 

Topic      : Healthy Relationships Build Strong Learners: The Importance of Social Emotional Engagement (Abstract)
Speaker:Ms. Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP - Director of Educational Outreach Program, Marcus Autism Center; Co-author of SCERTS Model
Time       : 9:20am-10:50am 
Medium : English (with simultaneous interpretation)
 

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Keynote Speech (2)

Topic      : Strategies for Supporting Transition-Aged Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Abstract)
Speaker:Dr. Laura G. Klinger - Associate Professor, School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina; Executive Director of UNC TEACCH Autism Program
Time       : 11:05am-12:35pm
Medium : English (with simultaneous interpretation)

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Keynote Speech (3) 

Topic      : Understanding and Treating Comorbid Anxiety in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Abstract)
Speaker:Dr. Laura G. Klinger - Associate Professor, School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina; Executive Director of UNC TEACCH Autism Program
Time       : 2:00pm-3:00pm
Medium : English (with simultaneous interpretation)

Remarks: Registration for any Keynote Speech (P.M. Section) is eligible to select one of the Concurrent Workshops.

Keynote Speech (4)

Topic      : Application of Artificial Intelligence in Identification of Children with ASD - The Experience in Mainland China (Abstract)
Speaker:Professor Xiaobing Zou - Department of Pediatrics, The Third Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University
Time       : 3:00pm-3:45pm 
Medium : Mandarin, Cantonese (with simultaneous interpretation)       

Remarks: Registration for any Keynote Speech (P.M. Section) is eligible to select one of the Concurrent Workshops.

(Simultaneous interpretation service will be available on demand)

 

Concurrent Workshops - 4:00 - 5:30pm (Medium: Cantonese) 
Workshop Information Enrolment & Details

Code      :   55thAnn-HO-18-00081
Topic   :   "Think Bright - The Development of Early Cognitive Intervention Programme for Preschool Children based on Dynamic Assessment and Mediated Learning Theories (Abstract)
Target    :   Kindergarten Teachers
Speaker :   Ms. Alice Keung - Educational Psychologist, Heep Hong Society; Ms. Vania Ho - Educational Psychologist, Heep Hong Society; Ms. Sandy Kwan - Teacher, Heep Hong Society

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Code      :   55thAnn-HO-18-00082
Topic   :   I-Move-to-Learn: Helping Children with Specific Learning Difficulties (Abstract)
Target    :   Parents and Teachers
Speaker :   Ms Cynthia Siu - Physiotherapy Supervisor, Heep Hong Society

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Code      :   55thAnn-HO-18-00083
Topic   :   De-coding Sensory Behavior: Understanding Sensory Processing Difficulties and related Support Strategies for Children (Abstract)
Target    :   Therapists, Teachers and Social Workers
Speaker :   Ms Joyce Cheng - Occupational Therapist

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Code      :   55thAnn-HO-18-00084
Topic   :   Social Cognition Training for Primary Students with ASD (Abstract)
Target    :   Psychologists, Therapists, Teachers, Social Workers and Parents
Speaker :   Ms Crystal Cheung - Speech Therapist, Heep Hong Society

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Code      :   55thAnn-HO-18-00085
Topic   :   From Career Planning to Employment Support – A Comprehensive Model to Support Youth with Special Needs (Abstract)
Target    :   Psychologists, Therapists, Teachers, Social Workers and Parents
Speaker :   Ms Gloria Keung - Project Manager, Heep Hong Society; Ms Cheri Yuen - Occupational Therapist, Heep Hong Society

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Code      :   55thAnn-HO-18-00086
Topic   :   PACT: The Secret Route from Play to Communication (Abstract)
Target    :   Therapists, Teachers and Social Workers
Speaker :   Ms Natalie Ng - Counselling Psychologist, Heep Hong Society; Ms Vicky Cheung - Speech Therapist, Heep Hong Society; Mr. Neo Ngan - Educational Psychologist, Heep Hong Society

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Code      :   55thAnn-HO-18-00087
Topic   :   Evidence-based Strategies to Support Families of SEN Children (Abstract)
Target    :   Therapists, Teachers, Social Workers and Parents
Speaker :   Mr Stanley Chan - Educational Psychologist, Heep Hong Society; Ms Ip Hang Ling - Educational Psychologist, Heep Hong Society; Ms. Mikie Lee – Project Manager, Heep Hong Society; Lee Kwan Yu – Senior Social Worker, Heep Hong Society

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Code      :   55thAnn-HO-18-00088
Topic   :   SCERTS in Heep Hong: Creating an Autism-friendly Learning 
Environment (Abstract)
Target    :   Therapists and Teachers
Speaker :   Ms Natalie Tsui - Educational Psychologist, Heep Hong Society; Ms Christine Huynh - Speech Therapist, Heep Hong Society

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Code      :   55thAnn-HO-18-00089
Topic   :   Self-management Training for ADHD Children and Adolescents (Abstract)
Target    :   Therapists, Teachers and Social Workers
Speaker :   Mr Eddie Yeung - Occupational Therapist, Heep Hong Society; Ms Elam Fung - Occupational Therapist, Heep Hong Society

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