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Social Thinking® Conference
5 September 2016 @ 9:00 am - 6 September 2016 @ 5:00 pm HKTSGD520
Implementing Social Thinking®
Developing Social Understanding and Problem Solving in Individuals with Social Challenges
Who should attend:
Teachers/Allied Educators from mainstream and special needs schools, Speech-language therapists, Occupational therapists, Autism specialists, Psychologists, Counselors, Psychiatrists, Pediatricians, Physicians, Social workers, Teacher aides, Parents and caregivers of students with social thinking challenges.
Population to be discussed:
Preschool-youths who have social and communication difficulties; including but not limited to those related to high-functioning autism, PDD-NOS, Asperger Syndrome, NVLD, AD/HD and undiagnosed challenges. Information presented concentrates on students with near normal to far above normal verbal intelligence. Although the discussions will focus on school-age children through to young adults, the strategies and concepts are applicable to younger children.
Getting the most out of the seminar:
These seminar days are focused on expanding and deepening knowledge around Social Thinking®, strategies and applications; it is advised that participants have some basic knowledge about Social Thinking®. There are many free articles about Social Thinking on the website www.SocialThinking.com. Prior to attending, participants are recommended to familiarize themselves with the Social Thinking-Social Communication Profile by reading the article, Social Communication Learning Styles as a Guide to Treatment and Prognosis: The Social Thinking–‐Social Communication Profile™