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Heep Hong Society 55th Anniversary Conference

1 December 2018 @ 8:45 am - 5:30 pm HKT

Heep Hong Society 55th Anniversary Conference

Life-long challenges, life-long support – Unleashing the Potential of Individuals with Special Educational Needs

Marking the 55th anniversary of Heep Hong Society, the conference under the theme of the anniversary, “Growing Potential, Shining Tomorrow” will be organised. This conference aims at providing updated knowledge from overseas and mainland China experts on how to help and empower individuals with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and their families throughout the different life stages, from pre-school to school age, post-secondary and young adulthood. The experts from the United States and mainland China will deliver keynote speeches, followed by concurrent workshops on teaching strategies and evidence-based interventions, target to help students with SEN in mainstream schools and young adults in open employment. The overseas experts will also conduct two certification workshops before and after the conference for different professionals across the field.

Date: 1 December 2018 (Saturday)
Venue: Jockey Club Auditorium, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Map)
Target: Psychologists, Doctors, Therapists, Social Workers, Teachers and Parents
Medium: Keynote Speech – English, Cantonese & Mandarin (Simultaneous interpretation service will be provided on demand (HK$20);
Concurrent Workshops – Cantonese
Officiating  guest: Professor Shek Tan-lei, Daniel, SBS, JP, Chairman, Family Council, HKSAR; Associate Vice President and Chair Professor of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Moderator: Morning session – Professor Lam Shui-fong, Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong
Afternoon sesssion – Dr. Sandra Tsang Kit-man, JP, Associate Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong



1 December 2018
8:45 am - 5:30 pm HKT
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Heep Hong Society
+852 2776 3111


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Hong Kong Polytechnic
Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
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