Begin: May 6, 2017
End: May 7, 2017
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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.
|May 6-7, 2017
|9am – 4pm
|AP Co-founder and Director Dr. Ron Leaf
|Lecture Hall, Yingdong Conference Hall, Beijing Normal University (In Beijing Normal University, Xinjiekou Wai Dajie NO.19, Hai Dian District, Beijing, China)
|English ( Simultaneous Interpretation – English to Mandarin )
|CNY 600 for 2 days (Payment to be made on the spot to Beijing Stars and Rain Education Institute for Autism. AP is not accountable for receiving any payment fees)
1. Facts and Fiction
2. Maximizing Progress
3. Enriching Social Lives of Children with Autism
Relatively limited attention has been devoted to the social area, and has typically focused on basic skills. Some approaches attempt to address more complex social skills, yet commonly propose experiences that merely produce social effects.
The afternoon will discuss why development of social skills and a social skills curriculum is critical in a good intervention program. As well as discussion of currently available approaches