Maximizing Progress Conference in Beijing
Dr. Ronald Leaf (Ph.D.)Co-founder and Director
DATE AND TIME
The Charity Autism Conference – titled “ Maximizing Progress”, co-organized by Autism Partnership, Beijing Normal University China Philanthropy Research Institute, Beijing Stars and Rain Education Institute for Autism and China Charities Aid Foundation For Children, will be held at Beijing Normal University from May 6 to May 7, 2017.
Drawing from over 40 years of research and clinical application of Applied Behaviour Analysis, Dr. Leaf will discuss the most effective elements of treatment to maximize the potential of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Children with ASD have amazing potential! Despite deficits in language, social and recreation skills children have the ability to learn to fully communicate and acquire the necessary social skills so that they can have meaningful friendships. Dr. Leaf will share the strategies that Autism Partnership has developed over decades and that have helped children reach their potential.
The aim of the conference is to provide platforms for practical discussion on the issue of quality treatment, to exchange experiences and share insightful ideas to autism.
|Date :||May 6-7, 2017|
|Time :||9am – 4pm|
Dr Ronald Leaf
|Location :||Lecture Hall, Yingdong Conference Hall, Beijing Normal University
Xinjiekou Wai Dajie NO.19, Hai Dian District, Beijing, China
|Language :||English ( Simultaneous Interpretation – English to Mandarin )|
|fees :||CNY 600 for 2 days -Payment to be received by Beijing Stars and Rain Education Institute for Autism. AP is not accountable for receiving any payment fees.|
|Topic Areas :||
|Dr. Ronald Leaf is a licensed psychologist who has over 40 years of experience in the field of autism. Dr. Leaf began his career working with Professor Ivar Lovaas, while receiving his undergraduate degree at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Subsequently, he received his doctorate under the direction of Prof. Lovaas. During his years at UCLA, he served as Clinic Supervisor, Research Psychologist, Lecturer and Interim Director of the Young Autism Project. He was extensively involved in several research investigations, contributed to “The Me Book”, and is a co-author of “The Me Book” Videotapes, a series of instructional tapes for teaching autistic children. Dr. Leaf has consulted to families, schools, day programs and residential facilities on a national and international basis. Dr. Leaf is also the Executive Director of Behavior Therapy and Learning Centre, a mental health agency that consults with parents, care-providers and school personnel. Dr. leaf is co-author of “A Work In Progress”, “Time for School”, “It Has to Be Said”, “Crafting Connections” and “A Work In Progress Companion Series”.|
Due to very limited capacity, please register in your earliest convenience to reserve your seats.
And please also disseminate the conference details to the parents / other helping professionals.