Early Intervention: Paving the way to Success
Dr. Ronald Leaf (Ph.D)Director of Autism Partnership
DATE AND TIME
Presented by: Dr. Ronald Leaf, Ph.D.
November 12, 2016, (Saturday)
9:00am – 4:00pm
York Hotel (21 Mount Elizabeth Road)
Early Intensive Behaviour Intervention remains the key to success for a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Dr. Ron Leaf, a renowned and respected psychologist will draw from over 40 years of research and clinical application of Applied Behaviour Analysis to present information on how to maximize the potential in your child.
- Dispelling the Myth
by separating facts from fiction about Autism Spectrum Disorder and explaining the etiology, prognosis and treatment options.
- Critical analysis
of the issues that parents and professionals confront daily, discussing the most effective intervention strategies.
- Maximizing Progress
as students with ASD have tremendous potential! Effective teaching can help our student’s reach their potential and maximize the quality of their lives.
- Enriching Social Lives of Children with Autism
Limited attention has been devoted to the social area as the focus has typically been on basic skills. Development of social skills and a social skills curriculum is critical in a good intervention program. Discussion on how the development and conceptualization of a social skills curriculum that lead children to form meaningful friendships.
This workshop will benefit:
Parents of young children (Age 18 months -6 years)
Preschool educators, Pediatricians, Psychologists, Speech & Language Pathologists, Social Workers & individuals who are dedicated to improving the lives of individuals affected by ASD.
|Registration Type||Fees (S$)|
|*Parents/Caregivers||$300 / 2 persons|
– Inclusive of Lunch and Tea break
– Closing date: Nov 4, 2016
** Enquire about group discounts (4 persons or more)
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
Parents are invited to consult with Dr. Ron Leaf Ph.D. Consultations are complimentary. Please contact Josephine at +65 6463-3095 or email@example.com for available time slots. Time slots are limited.
|Dr. Ronald Leaf (Ph.D)
Co-founder and Director of Autism Partnership
Dr. Ronald Leaf is a licensed psychologist who has over 40 years of experience in the field of autism. Dr. Leaf began his career working with Professor Ivar Lovaas, while receiving his undergraduate degree at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Subsequently, he received his doctorate under the direction of Prof. Lovaas. During his years at UCLA, he served as Clinic Supervisor, Research Psychologist, Lecturer and Interim Director of the Young Autism Project. He was extensively involved in numerous research investigations, contributed to “The Me Book”, and is a co-author of “The Me Book” Videotapes, a series of instructional tapes for teaching autistic children. Dr. Leaf has consulted to families, schools, day programs and residential facilities on a national and international basis. Dr. Leaf is also the Executive Director of Behavior Therapy and Learning Centre, a mental health agency that consults with parents, care-providers and school personnel. Dr. leaf is co-author of “A Work In Progress”, “It’s Time for School”, “It Has to Be Said “, “Crafting Connections” and “A Work In Progress Companion Series”.
Along with Dr. John McEachin, Dr. Leaf’s commitment to the continued evolution of behavioral treatment through research and quality training led to the founding of the Autism Partnership Foundation.