Innovations in Theory of Mind Assessment & Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Dr Patricia Prelock
Dean of the College of
Nursing and Health Sciences
Professor of Communication Sciences & Disorders
Professor of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
Date & Time
20 - 21 October 2016 (Thursday & Friday) 09:00 - 17:00
Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
Speech Therapists, Psychologists, Paediatricians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Educators, Special Education Practitioners, parents and those who are interested in ASD
Participants will be able to:
Identify valid and reliable methods for assessing theory of mind in children with ASD.
Develop goals for intervention based on data gathered from assessment of theory of mind.
Explain at least two interventions that can facilitate perspective taking in children with ASD.
20 October 2016 (Thursday)
Theory of mind (ToM)
Assessment of ToM using child performance and parent informant measures
Strategies for linking assessment to intervention & incorporating ToM strategies reported in the literature
Strategies for increasing perspective taking: Role of social stories
21 October 2016 (Friday)
Strategies for increasing perspective taking: Role of comic strip conversations
Case study: Creating Comic Strip Conversations
Strategies for increasing perspective taking: Video modeling & video self-modeling
Case Study: Video modeling and video self-modeling
Continuous Professional Development
The Continuous Professional Development points to be granted by the professional bodies related to the event participants including Speech Therapists, Psychologists, Paediatricians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, etc. will be confirmed later.
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