ThefourthHong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium will be held on 22-23 October 2016 (Saturday - Sunday) by the Division of Speech Therapy and the Division of Audiology of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). The Symposium aims to update participants with the remarkable research contributions among speech therapists, audiologists and related professionals. Here are some highlights:
¨ Program: keynotes, workshop, poster and oral presentation
¨ Keynote Speakers: leading experts in speech pathology and audiology including
Prof. Gladys Tang, Professor, Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, CUHK
Dr. Anna Kam, Assistant Professor, The Hong Kong Institute of Education
¨ Awards: ‘Best Oral Presentation’ and ‘Best Poster Presentation’
Abstract submission is now open for all professionals, academics and students in both clinical and academic fields. The deadline for submission is 31st March 2016. On-line registration is also open now.
This training will be presented by Meme Hieneman, Ph.D. BCBA. Dr. Hieneman is a consultant working with agencies that support children and adults with significant behavioral challenges. She has a doctoral degree in Special Education and is a nationally certified behavior analyst. Meme has dedicated her career to making community-based, family-friendly applications of applied behavior analysis work for children with severe behavioral challenges in their homes, schools, and the community. Please feel free to invite other family/support members to share your screen and watch the presentation with you.
Webinar: How Chromebooks Can Help Kids With Dyslexia and Other Learning Issues
Technologies and apps
Many schools now use Chromebooks in the classroom. How can these devices help kids with dyslexia and other learning issues?
In this webinar, Understood expert Jamie Martin will explain what Chromebooks are and how they differ from desktop computers. Jamie will show how they can be used as assistive technology. He’ll also cover Chrome apps and extensions that can help your child in school.