Events/Education

Upcoming Events

Seminar: The Good Inclusion Game (GIG): Enhancing Inclusion in the classroom

Speaker: Mr Caleb Coyle, PhD candidate at the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work

DATE   10 February 2017
TIME    13.00-14.00
VENUE room 0G.002 in 6 College Green, Belfast

Coffee/Lunch will be provided for those confirming attendance to Professor Karola Dillenburger at k.dillenburger@qub.ac.uk

The Good Inclusion Game is an adaptation of the Good Behaviour Game (GBG), an evidence-based classroom management procedure developed by applied Behaviour Analysts. The GIG was developed to utilise these procedures to ensure the inclusion of pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in mainstream classrooms. Data from 10 classrooms will be presented. Findings are discussed in the context of innovative inclusive classroom teaching.

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Workshop: Very Early Autism Intervention with Infants and Toddlers 'at risk'

Speaker: Amy Tanner, PhD candidate at the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work

DATE   3 March 2017
TIME   10.00-14.30
VENUE room 0G.074, Lanyon Building, Queen's University

This workshop will focus on:

• Identifying very early signs of ASD and the screening tools available for early detection of symptoms

• Naturalistic Developmental Behavioural Interventions (NDBIs): an over-view of various NDBI models, common features and the state of the current research

• Best practices for intervention with children two years of age or younger: Using Behaviour Skills Training as a framework for effective Parent Coaching

Amy is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, an active Practitioner and a Teaching Fellow and PhD student at QUB. She is currently conducting treatment research using a parent-mediated intervention model with infants and toddlers showing signs of ASD.  Amy is based out of Vancouver, Canada and has presented ABA workshops and research in the USA, Sweden, Italy, Japan, and Indonesia. 

Coffee/lunch will be provided to those who confirm attendance with Dr Katerina Dounavi at k.dounavi@qub.ac.uk

Cost: Professionals £40; Students/parents £20
Includes 4 BACB CEUs.

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Seminar: Early intervention in Autism in UK and China

DATE    6 March 2017
TIME    13.00-14.30
VENUE  room 0G.002 in 6 College Green, Belfast

Coffee/Lunch will be provided for those confirming attendance to Professor Karola Dillenburger at k.dillenburger@qub.ac.uk

Yini Liao (PhD candidate at the School) will present her research on Early Applied Behaviour Analytic Interventions for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A cross-national study of the UK and China.

 

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