Increasing Speech and Language for Young Children with Developmental Delays

Speakers

Mr. Toby Mountjoy (MSc, BCBA)

Mr. Toby Mountjoy (MSc, BCBA)

Associate Director

DATE AND TIME

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Address

YMCA, Orchard (One Orchard Road, Orchard, Singapore, Singapore 238824)

DESCRIPTION

Speech and language development are important skills in children’s development. This workshop will help parents and professionals learn how to prioritize when teaching speech and language development, and how to help a young child that has difficulties acquiring speech. It will also explain the importance of readiness to learn skills that are critical in maximizing the development of acquisition of speech and language.


COURSE OUTLINE
This workshop incorporates lecture and video segments. The didactic portion will illustrate how research based techniques are used to provide a framework and foundation for developing speech and communication.

TOPIC FOCUS
– Priorities and considerations when developing speech
– What can be done for children with difficulties in acquiring speech
– Pivotal readiness to learn skills that are crucial for developing speech and language
– Effective teaching strategies to maximise language acquisition
– Factors that are important to consider when teaching receptive as well as expressive language

WHO CAN BENEFIT
Parents, Preschool Educators, Pediatricians, Psychologists, Speech & Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists & Social Workers


SPEAKER’S PROFILE

Mr. Toby Mountjoy (MSc, BCBA)
Toby Mountjoy has over 15 years of experience working with individuals with ASD. He is the Regional Associate Director of Autism Partnership and he oversees the Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, and Manila, managing over 100 psychologists, behavioral consultants, supervisors, and program therapists.


FEES & REGISTRATION
This workshop incorporates lecture and video segments. The didactic portion will illustrate how research based techniques are used to provide a framework and foundation for developing speech and communication.

Date:
Time:
Venue:

August 17, 2016 (Wednesday)
2:00pm -5:30pm
YMCA, Orchard [One Orchard Road, Orchard, Singapore, Singapore 238824]

Registration Type Closing Date Fees(S$) per pax
Early Bird July 30, 2016 $80
Normal Till Full $100

Download Our Leaflet  Online Registration Form

For registration, please fill in the online registration form
and contact Ms. Josephine Keng / Ms. Tien Lim at:

Email: workshops@autismpartnershipsg.com
Tel: +65 6463 3095