A social cognition approach to support people with autism spectrum disorder- the use of Social Thinking Handbook (II): About “Critical Vocabulary”

A social cognition approach to support people with autism spectrum disorder- the use of Social Thinking Handbook (II): About “Critical Vocabulary”

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Teaching social communication to people with ASD goes beyond teaching social skills. Teaching the thinking behind the skills can help people with high functioning ASD to understand the complex social world. Social thinking vocabulary is an effective way to teach complex social concepts to people with high functioning ASD. A set of Social Thinking Handbook "社交思考實用手册II﹕解構「關鍵提示」" will be distributed to participants in the seminar. Participants will be orientated to the handbook and the related concepts.

*This training is not an official Social Thinking/TSP event

Learning Objectives

  • Be able to understand the social thinking approach
  • Be able to understand the social thinking vocabulary concept
  • Learn about the teaching of social thinking vocabulary to people with autism spectrum disorder
  • Learn about the use of social thinking vocabulary in speech and language therapy
Title

A social cognition approach to support people with autism spectrum disorder- the use of Social Thinking Handbook (II): About “Critical Vocabulary”

Date & Time
(HK-Time):

24 June 2023

09:30 – 12:30 noon

Venue:

CUHK Campus

Language:

Cantonese

Target
Participants:

  • Speech therapists, Speech therapy students
  • Teacher
  • Social Worker
  • Psychologists

Registration:

Please register by using the Speech and Hearing Social Enterprise Limited (SHSE) website:

Choose above event under "Latest Events” > Click "Buy it now" > Create an SHSE account >
Fill in Billing address and continue to payment >
Choose payment method (By credit card / Local bank transfer) > Completed registration.

A confirmation email with the order number will send to your registration email.

Please email info@speechearing.org for any assistance.

Registration Fee &
Deadline:

3 hours seminar: HK$600

Early bird offer (on or before 16 June 2023): HK$500

Deadline: 20 June 2023

Participants  will be granted the attendance certificate of the seminar.

Complimentary Registration:

This event offers complimentary attendance for CUHK external clinical educators for the MSc SLP Programme. If you would like to redeem your complimentary attendance at this event, don't hesitate to get in touch with Mr. Edmond Suen at edmondsuen@ent.cuhk.edu.hk

Complimentary handbooks for parents of children and teenagers with high functioning ASD

Social Thinking Handbook "社交思考實用手册II﹕解構「關鍵提示」" is designed for children and teenagers on the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum disorder. Parents interested to get a complimentary copy please contact Ms Rina To at speechtherapy@ent.cuhk.edu.hk. First come first serve while stock lasts.

Speaker:

Ms.Peggy Kan
Speech Therapy Specialist
Department of Otorhino­laryngology,
Head and Neck Surgery, CUHK
Organizer: Speech and Hearing Social Enterprise Limited
Co-organizer:

Department of Otorhino­laryngology,
Head and Neck Surgery, CUHK

Institute of Human Communicative Research, CUHK

Continuing Professional Development

Hong Kong Institute of Speech Therapists - please refer to Continuing Professional Development Framework (HKIST >>> Continuing Professional Development)

 

Biography of Speakers

Ms. Peggy Kan

Qualifications

  • Master of Speech Therapy, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • BA (Psychology/Education), The University of California, Los Angeles Social Communication
  • Social Thinking® Mentee Program-International Level 2

Working Experience

  • Behavioral Therapist (Autism Partnership)
  • Social Thinking Instructor(ENT,CUHK)
  • Social Thinking Instructor(The Institute of Human Communicative Research, CUHK)
  • Organizer and Co-author of Social Thinking Handbook 2-Understanding Critical Vocabularies
  • Organizer and Co-author of the Social Thinking Research Group website
  • Co-author of the Social Thinking Handbook
  • Co-author of the Social Thinking Booklet

 

Program Rundown

《社交思考實用手冊(II)-解構「關鍵提示」》

Time(HKT) Content
09:00 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 09:40 Welcome Speech & SHSE introduction
09:40 - 11:00

- Introduction of Core Social Thinking Theories

11:00 - 11:10 Break
11:10 - 12:20

- Introduction of Social Thinking Training Strategies-Social Thinking Vocabularies

12:20 - 12:30

- Q & A and Closing

 

Terms and Regulations

  • All video or audio recording, or using mobile devices for filming or photography is prohibited during the seminar.
  • Contingency Plan in case of Bad Weather: If Typhoon Signal No. 3, Red or Amber Rainstorm Signal is hoisted, the seminar will be held as scheduled. If Typhoon Signal No.8 or above, or Black Rainstorm Signal remains hoisted by 6:30am on the event date, or other unforeseeable circumstances, the seminar will be cancelled. You will be informed of the re-scheduled arrangement by email in due course.