Regional Autism Conference: The Varying Perspective on Autism Treatments

Speakers

Dr. Ronald Leaf

Dr. Ronald Leaf

ABA Pioneer
Dr. Lorri Unumb

Dr. Lorri Unumb

Mom & Attorney
Mr. Toby Mountjoy

Mr. Toby Mountjoy

Agency Director
Dr. Justin Leaf

Dr. Justin Leaf

Researcher
Dr. Mary Jane Weiss

Dr. Mary Jane Weiss

University Professor
Dr. Robert Ross

Dr. Robert Ross

Program Evaluator

DATE AND TIME

Start:
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Address

10/F & 27/F, 633 King’s Road, North Point

DESCRIPTION


Regional Autism Conference: The Varying Perspective on Autism Treatments

Autism Partnership has invited 6 world-renowned ASD speakers from USA in sharing their varying perspective on Autism treatment. This 2-day conference is designed to show the audiences a view into the different perspectives of the various stakeholders in ASD treatment. On Day 1, from parents to clinicians, we will present a look into their unique world of ASD. On Day 2, a ABA live demonstration will be conducted by Dr. Ronald Leaf, exploring the many different aspects of ABA programing including behavior, learning how to learn and language acquisition skills.

   Date:    November 4 – 5, 2017
   Time:    9:00am – 4:30pm
   Language:    English (with simultaneous Mandarin & Cantonese translation)
   Venue:    Day 1 –  Island Evangelical Community Church [10/F, 633 King’s Road, North Point]
   Day 2 –  Autism Partnership Center [27/F, 633 King’s Road, North Point]
    Accreditation:    – 15.5 (BCBA)
   – 13 (Registered Social Worker)
   – 6 (Speech Therapist CEPST)
   Fees:    Nov 4-5 : HK$1,100 [Early bird: HK$900]
   Nov 4 : HK$600 [Early bird: HK$500]
   (Early bird deadline: Sept 30, 2017)

Program – Day 1


Time

Program

9:00 – 9:55

Autism and ABA: Let Me Hear YOUR Voice
Dr. Lorri Unumb (Mom & Attorney)
Vice President, State Government Affairs, Autism Speaks

9:55 – 10:50

The Challenges of Providing High Quality Services
Mr. Toby Mountjoy (Agency Director)
Associate Director, Autism Partnership

10:50 – 11:05 Break

11:05 – 12:00

Research in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism Treatment: Where We Have Been, Where We Are At, and Where We Need to Be
Dr. Justin Leaf (Researcher)
Director of Research, Autism Partnership Foundation

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

13:00 – 13:55

Preparing the Next Generation of Clinicians: Teaching Behavior Analysis to Students Who Will Make Real Changes in People’s Lives
Dr. Mary Jane Weiss (University Professor)
Professor, Endicott College

13:55 – 14:50

Myths About Autism that Interfere with Autism Treatment: Helping Parents Help Their Kids
Dr. Robert Ross (Program Evaluator)
Senior Vice President, Treatment Efficacy and Graduate Education, Beacon ABA Services

14:50 – 15:05

Break

15:05 – 16:00

ABA: Hype or Hope
Dr. Ronald Leaf (ABA Pioneer)
Co-founder and Director, Autism Partnership

16:00 – 16:30

Q&A

See Our Speakers Info



Program – Day 2

One-day ABA Intervention Live Demonstration
Autism Partnership will provide a live demonstration of a One-Day ABA Intervention with children with autism. Participants will be able to observe closely how our AP staff work with two brand new students who have not received ABA therapy before. The session will be conducted by Dr. Ronald Leaf (instructor), Mr. Toby Mountjoy (commenter) and the clinical team of AP. We will demonstrate how we use clinical judgement and flexibility in developing curriculum and behavior approaches for each child.

Time

Program

9:00 – 10:00

Q&A

10:00 – 12:30

One-Day ABA Intervention (Part 1)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 15:30

One-Day ABA Intervention (Part 2)

15:30 – 17:00

Q&A




Complimentary Parent Consultation in Hong Kong
AP will provide complimentary parent consultation in Hong Kong on November 4-5, 2017. The consultation will be conducted by AP Clinical Team.

   Date:    November 4 – 5, 2017
   Time:    9:00am – 5:00pm
  Consultation duration:    45 mins
   Venue:    AP Center [7/F, 633 King’s Road, North Point]
   Language:    English / Cantonese / Mandarin
   Remarks:    – DO NOT need to bring the child to consultation
   – Priority will be given to parents who have registered for the conference
   Registration:    Click here


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Enquiry
Ms. Karen Chan
Email:workshops@autismpartnershiphk.com
Tel:+852 2174 6888