Programme

A Pre-Conference Interactive Training Workshop by Dr Stephen Shore, Ed.D

16th July 2011 (Saturday), 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

Dr Stephen Shore., Ed.D on “Effective Advocacy & Disclosure – People Supporting Those With Autism”

MAIN CONFERENCE @
Dewan Kuliah Perdana, University Malaysia Sabah

18 July, 2011 (Mon)

Time

Program

7.00 – 8.30 AM

Registration

8.30 – 9.30 AM

Plenary 1 by Dr Stephen Shore, Ed. D. on Promoting Social Inclusion of People with Autism and other Disabilities in Education: An Inside View

9.30 – 10.00 AM

Tea Break

10.00 – 10.45 AM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS by Dato’ Dr Zaliha Omar on People with Intellectual and Developmental Disability in Malaysia & the Challenges Ahead

10.45 AM – 12.30 PM

Opening Ceremony
(with a video presentation on Seri Mengasih Centre)

12.30 – 2.00 PM

LUNCH

2.00 – 3.00 PM

Plenary 2 by Prof Uichol Kim on Life Challenges, Social Support, and Quality of Life of Family & Children with Disabilities: Psychological, Indigenious, & Cultural Perspectives

SELF-ADVOCATES SESSION
Hall A2 : Sue Rickell on Meaningful Relationships (Part 1)


3.00 – 3.30 PM

Tea Break

3.30 – 5.00 PM

Forum 1: “Towards A More Inclusive Society”

Panel Speakers:

  • Dr Stephen Shore, Ed,D
  • Dr Kenji Kuno, PhD
  • Dr Uichol Kim, PhD

19 July, 2011 (Tue)

Time

Program

8.30 – 9.30 AM

Plenary 3 by Dr Zaliha Omar, M.D. on Medical Breakthroughs & Provisions

9.30 – 10.30 AM

Plenary 4 by Ms Karen Gaffney on “Re-Writing the Data on Down Syndrome – A Self Advocate Perspective”

10.30 – 11.00 AM

Tea Break

11.00 AM – 12.00 PM

TRAINING WORKSHOPS

  • Hall 1: Dr Elizabeth Daniel on Sexual Issues of Persons with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
  • Hall 2: Dr Rejani T.G. on Strategies to handle Behavioural Problems in School Setting: Role of Teachers
  • Hall 3: Carol Johnson on An Anger Management Program for Challenged Students

PRESENTATION SESSIONS

  • Hall 4: Mr Gan Chun Hong on Dousa-Hou – A Clinical Psychotherapy Approach for Disability in Malaysia Context
  • Hall 5: Dr Kenneth Kang on The Use of qEEG, Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis & Neurofeedback for Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
  • Hall 6: Dr Stephen Shore on Evaluating Different Approaches for Supporting Children With Autism

SELF-ADVOCATES SESSION

  • Hall A2: Sue Rickell on Meaningful Relationships (Part 2)

12.00 – 2.00 PM

Special Lunch hosted by Brig. Gen. Datuk Seri Panglima Dr Kamaruzaman Hj Ampon, the Vice Chancellor of University Malaysia Sabah

2.00 – 3.30 PM

Forum 2: “Right to Life – My Perspective”

Chairman: Dr Elizabeth Daniel

Panel Speakers:

  • Dr Zaliha Omar, M.D.
  • Karen Gaffney
  • Sue Rickell

3.30 – 4.00 PM

Tea Break

4.00 – 5.00 PM

Concurrent Sessions 1 (Paper Presenters)

  • Hall 1: Psycho-Social
  • Hall 2: Family
  • Hall 3: Education, Training and Rehabilitation
  • Hall 4: Policy and Employment
  • Hall 5: Society

SELF-ADVOCATES SESSION

  • Hall A2: Teoh Hooi Ting (United Voice) on Education for Employment


20 July, 2011 (Wed)

Time

Program

8.30 – 9.30 AM

Plenary 5 by Ms Sue Rickell on Hopes, Dreams and Aspirations

9.30 – 10.30 AM

Plenary 6 by Dr Kenji Kuno, PhD on “Employment,Empowerment & Enablement: Supported Employment & Job Coach: New Strategy for the Employment of Persons with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities”

10.30 – 11.00 AM

Tea Break

11.00 AM – 12.30 PM

Concurrent Sessions 2

  • Hall 1: Psycho-Social
  • Hall 2: Family
  • Hall 3: Education, Training and Rehabilitation
  • Hall 4: Policy and Employment
  • Hall 5: Medical-Psychological

SELF-ADVOCATES SESSION

  • Hall A2: Karen Gaffney on Stepping up to the Challenges of Self Advocacy

12.30 – 2.00 PM

Lunch

2.00 – 3.00 PM

Plenary 7 by Ms Lorna Sullivan (Standard Plus, NZ) on “Thinking About What Is Possible”

3.00 – 4.00 PM

Closing Ceremony
(with a special performance by Seri Mengasih Centre’s students)

4.00 – 4.30 PM

Tea & End of Conference

“Believing in Better”

Post-Conference Workshop for families of Seri Mengasih Centre by Lorna Sullivan & Lawrence Chok

21st – 22nd July 2011 (Thursday – Friday)