Autism Symposium – 2019

Symposium Program: 8-9 July

Workshop Program: 6-7 July


06-09 July 2019

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Registration is for both the symposium and the workshops. Each workshop is an additional R150. Workshops are:

6 July:

1 . Don’t Work Harder, Work Smarter – Dr Carla Groenewald

2. Learning to use the toilet – Antoinette Bruce-Alexander

3. Reigniting Hope – Creating Space for Parents – Debbie Fewster

4. Listening Circle for Parents – Prof. Chris Venter and Rumando Kok

5. ASD and Literacy: What do we know, and how do we adapt? – Hanlie Degenaar, Linique Hanekom and Monique de Klerk

6. Let’s Eat: Managing Feeding Issues – Hanlie Degenaar

7 July:

7. Parent Education and Training: What we know, and what we don’t – Dr John-Joe Dawson-Squibb

8. Makaton: Unlocking communication and language – Reinette Lombard

9. Perspectives on Behaviour and the SPACED model – Corne Strydom

10. Listening Circle for Autistic Adults – Prof. Chris Venter and Rumando Kok

11. Optimising Autism – Tania Melnyczuk

Autism Spectrum Disorder Symposium 2019 is held in collaboration with the Institute for Psychology and Well-being, North West University!

The symposium will be hosted at the North West University, Potchefstroom campus.

The theme of the symposium is: Connect to Step Ahead

We welcome Autistic individuals, Medical specialists and practitioners, Professional Nurses, Speech-language and Occupational therapists, Psychologists, Social workers, Educators and Parents.

Join us for a blend of practical and academic presentations from the field of medicine, psychology, speech-language and occupational therapy, nursing, education, law, parents and autistic people.

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