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Faculty of Education & Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


This webinar is supported by the Professional Services Advancement Support Scheme funded by the Commerce and Economic Department Bureau (PS192001). Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material / any even organized under this project do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region or the Vetting Committee of the Professional Services Advancement Support Scheme.


28 August, 2021 (Sat)


11:00am - 13:00pm


Webinar via ZOOM

Medium of Instruction

Cantonese and English

Target Participants

  • Professional staff working with students with autism (including but not limited to speech therapists, social workers, teachers of special needs education, occupational therapists)
  • Caregivers of children with autism


While some contents may duplicate with the last webinar in October 2020, participants are welcome to enroll again for updated information and sharing from new speakers.

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Registration Fee (non-refundable)

On or Before 26 Jul 2021 $60
After 26 Jul 2021 $110
Full-time Student Free

Biography of Speakers

Professor So Wing Chee
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professor Catherine W.C. So received a Ph.D. in Psychology (Language) from University of Chicago, and was an Assistant Professor at National University of Singapore. She is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Having published more than 35 articles in international well-known academic journals, her main research interests include language and gesture development in typically-developing children and children with autism. Her RABI programme has served more than 500 autistic children in Hong Kong.

Professor Lee Yuet Sheung,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professor Kathy Y.S. LEE is currently an Associate Professor and Chief at the Division of Speech Therapy, the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is an experienced Speech-Language Pathologist who has participated extensively in designing the assessment and habilitation programs of various client groups since 1995. She has developed a number of validated tests including the Cantonese Receptive Vocabulary Test (CRVT), the Cantonese Basic Speech Perception Test (CBSPT), the Cantonese Tone Identification Test (CANTIT) and the Cantonese Spoken Word Recognition Test (CanSWORT). Her main research areas lie in pediatric speech and language development, Cantonese tone perception and production, test standardization and validation.

Professor John-John Cabibihan
Oatar University,Qatar

Professor John-John Cabibihan received the Ph.D. degree in bioengineering, with specialization in biorobotics, from the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy, in 2007. From 2008 to 2013, he was an Assistant Professor at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, National University of Singapore, where he served as the Deputy Director of the Social Robotics Laboratory and an Affiliate Faculty Member of the Singapore Institute of Neurotechnologies (SINAPSE). ​He is currently an Associate Professor at the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Qatar University. His work has been focused toward assistive and social robotics for the therapy of children with autism, lifelike prosthetics, bio-inspired tactile sensing, human-robotic touch and gestures, surgical robotics, and emergent materials. His works were featured by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), MIT Technology Review, PhysOrg, Popular Science, New Scientist, Discovery News, New York Magazine, and the front pages of Peninsula Qatar newspaper.

Terms and Regulations


Miss Evelyn Lau (TEL: 3943 0851 / 6825 8138)
Email: evelynlau@cuhk.edu.hk
Website: http://www.ent.cuhk.edu.hk/staud