Early Intervention: Paving the way to Success

Speakers

Dr. Ronald Leaf (Ph.D)

Dr. Ronald Leaf (Ph.D)

Director of Autism Partnership

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Address

York Hotel 21 Mount Elizabeth Road

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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.


Workshop Topics

  • 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.

Fee:

    Registration Type Fees (S$)
    Normal $180
    *Parents/Caregivers $300 / 2 persons
    AP Parent $130

– Inclusive of Lunch and Tea break
– Closing date: Nov 4, 2016
** Enquire about group discounts (4 persons or more)

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
Register before October 22, 2016
Receive the book ‘Sense and Nonsense
worth $60
absolutely FREE
** Subject to conditions

Complimentary Consultation
Parents are invited to consult with Dr. Ron Leaf Ph.D. Consultations are complimentary. Please contact Josephine at +65 6463-3095 or josephinek@autismpartnershipsg.com for available time slots. Time slots are limited.


Speaker

Dr. Ronald Leaf (Ph.D)
Co-founder and Director of Autism Partnership
Autism Partnership ron leaf

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.


Registration
For registration, please fill in the online registration form and contact Josephine Keng / Tien Lim
Phone: +65 6463-3095
Email: workshops@autismpartnershipsg.com

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