Programme at a Glance

Conference
Friday July 8, 2016 

Time Event      
08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:30 Opening Ceremony
Keynote Lectures
Venue: Hall II, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong
(Medium: English)
09:30 – 10:45 Keynote Lecture I
Optimizing Inclusive Education for Children with ASD: Factors and Benchmarks for Good Practice 
Speaker: Dr. Brenda Smith Myles
Consultant
The Ohio Center of Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) and the Ziggurat Group
10:45 – 11:15 Tea Break
11:15 – 12:30 Keynote Lecture II
Public Services and Support for Children with ASD and Their Families
Speaker: Dr. Florence Lee
Consultant Paediatrician
Child Assessment Service, Department of Health, HKSAR
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Preliminary Findings of the Jockey Club Autism Support Network (JC A-Connect) Project
Speakers: Dr. Irene Ho (Project Director (School Support)) and Dr. Sandra Tsang (Project Director (Family Support))
Parallel Symposia
Venue: Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong
(Medium: Cantonese)
15:00 – 16:30 Symposium I Symposium II Symposium III Symposium IV
Key to Successful School-based Group Training in Schools for Students with ASD School-based Social Skills Training for Children with ASD Cultivating an Inclusive School Culture Family Support Service: Empowering Caregivers of Children with ASD
Poster Presentation
Venue: Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong
(Medium: English and Cantonese)

16:30 – 17:30 Themes:
– Class management
– Education policy & inclusion
– Individual / group intervention
– Peer programme
– School programme
– Talent development
– Community programme
– Home-school collaboration
– Parent & family support
– Research & evaluation
– Service model

Post-Conference Workshops
Saturday July 9, 2016
Venue: Social Sciences Function Room, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

Speaker: Dr. Brenda Smith Myles
Consultant
The Ohio Center of Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) and the Ziggurat Group
(Medium: English)

Time Event Themes
09:00 – 10:30 Workshop I – Part 1 Fostering the Academic Development of Primary and Secondary School Children with High-functioning ASD in Mainstream Schools
10:30 – 10:50 Break
10:50 – 12:15 Workshop I – Part 2
12:15 – 13:45 Lunch
13:45 – 15:15 Workshop II – Part 1 Fostering the Social Development of Adolescents with High-functioning ASD in Mainstream Schools
15:15 – 15:35 Break
15:35 – 17:00 Workshop II – Part 2