Autism Partnership Singapore – March ASD workshops on Maximizing Progress and Social-Sexual Development

Speakers

Dr. Tracee Parker (Ph.D)

Dr. Tracee Parker (Ph.D)

Clinical Associate

DATE AND TIME

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Address

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

DESCRIPTION

Workshop 1 – March 20, 2016 (Sunday)

Navigating the Maze of ASD: How Do I Maximize Progress In My Child?

There is a great deal of misinformation and confusion regarding issues such as etiology, prognosis and treatment options for Autism Spectrum Disorder. This has greatly effected how children with ASD are taught. Though children with ASD have tremendous potential, the expectations for a child with ASD have historically been low. Lower expectations have influenced decision on educational strategies as well as curriculum. This workshop would show how effective programing efforts could help a child reach their potential and most importantly, maximize the quality of their lives.

Course Outline

Etiology:
The possible causes of ASD
Prevalence:
Explanation of what is the new diagnostic criteria for ASD and how it has changed and widened significantly over the years, and the factors contributing to the prevalence in diagnosis of ASD.
Prognosis:
Possible outcomes following prognosis of ASD, and how parents and professionals can help the children maximize their potential and achieve a high quality of life
Prevalence:
What is available to parents?
What Is Effective Treatment: Not all ABA is alike!:
“Learning How to learn”: Acquiring “Learning to learn” skills is absolutely pivotal in a child’s success.

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Workshop 2 – March 21, 2016 (Monday)

Understanding & Facing the Challenges of Social-Sexual Development

Parents & Professionals tend to avoid or delay contemplating social-sexual development until late childhood. The unfortunate consequences of disregarding this process become apparent Far Too Late! And most regrettably, often after things have gone terribly wrong. Altering this course to alleviate needless suffering of children and families is absolutely possible. This one-day workshop will offer opportunities to learn effective strategies to address the challenges of your child’s social-sexual development. .

Course Outline

Perspectives:
Socio-Cultural & Developmental
Vulnerability:
Risk Factors & Insulation
Early Developmental Programming:
Objectivity:
Key to Success!
Who’s Job:
Collaboration & Boundaries
Behavior Analysis:
Assessment & Intervention
Strategic Programming:
Reactive & Proactive

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Speaker Profile

Dr. Tracee Parker, Ph. D. Psychology
She has over 30 years conducting treatment and research in the field of ABA, Autism and Developmental Disabilities, with a particular concentrationon social/sexual development, education, victimization and intervention.


Fees & Registration

  • Date: March 20-21, 2016
  • Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm (Inclusive of 1 hour lunch; ½ hour morning tea break)
  • Venue: YMCA, Orchard (One Orchard Road, Orchard, Singapore, Singapore 238824)
Registration Type Closing Date Fees (S$) per pax
Package deal for 2 workshops Till Full $300
1 workshop (Early bird) 20 Feb 2016 $180
1 workshop (Regular) Till Full $200

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

Limited sessions for Complimentary Consultation with Dr. Tracee Parker Ph.D are available. Please contact Josephine Keng at +65 64633095, or email josephinek@autismpartnershipsg.com for registration.

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