Autism Partnership BEIJING Informal Observation and Consultation
• Is my child in an appropriate development and abilities on his/her age?
• What are the key curriculum areas and priority treatments we should focus on now?
• Should my child be doing one-on-one training/ small group training/ school?
• How many hours of therapy should my child be doing?
• What should we do as parents to help my child?
If any of the above questions concerns you, this informal observation for your child will be a great opportunity to answer all your uncertainties and worries. With the great success in Guangzhou and Shanghai, our director, Mr Toby Mountjoy, will visit Beijing with our senior Case Supervisors to conduct this observation in May.
With face-to-face observation and consultation, we identify your child’s areas of strength and weakness and provide clinical advices. As a parent, you will learn greatly about your child’s current ability and needs for future development and training programs.
Mr Toby Mountjoy and our Senior Case Supervisor will:
• Conduct a parent interview and work directly with your child
• Identify your child’s areas of strength and weakness
• Provide guidance on curriculum areas for your child
• Provide advice on the current priority of treatment
• Provide direction on the format of therapy i.e. go to school, 1 on 1, small group, etc
• Demonstrate to parents skills to tackle child’s problem behaviors if any
• Answer parent questions
|Date & Time:||7 – 9 May, 2019 (Tue – Thur)|
|Consultation duration:||2.5 hours (each family can book 1 session only)|
|Quota:||14 families (max. 3 families per day per consultation)|
Group 1: AP Director Mr Toby Mountjoy and supervisor Ms Christy Lai
Group 2: AP senior supervisor Ms Teri Mok
|Language:||English/ Mandarin/ Cantonese|
|Remarks:|| – Each session is limited to max. 1 child with 2 adults.
– Parent must accompany the child throughout the session time.
Close caregiver is also allowed to attend the session.
On-site registration will be open on Beijing conference on Mar 23
March 29 registration open to public (subject to slot availability)
[ conference details and online registration ]
Mr. Toby Mountjoy
Mr. Toby Mountjoy is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and holds a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis. With over 20 years of experience working with individuals with ASD, he has been extensively trained by Dr. Ronald Leaf, Dr. Mitchell Taubman and Dr. John McEachin. Besides overseeing the Autism Partnership operation in Hong Kong, Korea, Philippines and Singapore with over 200 staff, including psychologists, consultants and therapists, he has also provided consultations to school districts, agencies, and families worldwide. Mr. Mountjoy has also contributed chapters to publications such as “Sense & Nonsense” and “It’s Time for School”. In 2007, he founded the charitable Autism Partnership Foundation and Aoi Pui School to offer more services for children with Autism.
Ms Christy Lai
Ms. Christy Lai is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis from St. Cloud State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Ms. Lai joined Autism Partnership (AP) in 2011 and she has extensive experience in working with children with ASD. Ms. Christy Lai currently oversees the Little Learners program in Hong Kong and Shanghai and consults families in Asia. She directs overseas training to staff in the Train the Trainer program and provides parent education to families with children with ASD. She also conducts Jumpstart and PIIP programs locally and internationally. In additions, she partakes in overseas ASD conferences and produces ABA training videos and articles in the APSPARKS website for public education.
Ms Teri Mok
Ms. Teri Mok obtained her Master degree in Early Childhood Education in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). She joined Autism Partnership in 2002 and began working as a Program Specialist. She is experienced in working with children across different settings, including therapy session, small group training and ABA Classrooms. Moreover, she also helped conducting workshop for professionals in Mainland China and Hong Kong since 2013. Since 2014, Ms. Mok has been helping to set up an office in Manila, Philippine. She is currently designing individualized programs, supervising cases, training local staffs, conducting school observation, providing parents and helpers training, and meeting new families at AP Manila office.