International Conference in Commemoration of 70th Anniversary of Seoul Metropolitan Eunpyeong Hospital

Speakers

Dr. Lorri Unumb

Dr. Lorri Unumb

Autism Speaks
Dr. Justin Leaf

Dr. Justin Leaf

Autism Partnership
Dr. Mary Jane Weiss

Dr. Mary Jane Weiss

Endicott College
Ms. Kathleen Man

Ms. Kathleen Man

Aoi Pui School
Dr. Robert Ross

Dr. Robert Ross

Beacon ABA Services
Dr. Ronald Leaf

Dr. Ronald Leaf

Autism Partnership

Address

Seoul Museum of History (Semunanro 55, Jongro-gu, Seoul) 서울역사박물관(서울특별시 종로구 새문안로55)

DESCRIPTION

Ever since the opening of the hospital on 1 April 1947, Seoul Metropolitan Eunpyeong Hospital pursue to provide its best to serve its objectives which is to fulfill its role as the hospital responsible for wellness of mental health of citizens in Seoul.
Celebrating its 70th anniversary, in cooperation with the Korean Association for Behavior Analysis and the specialized institutes for the treatment of autism spectrum disorders, we prepared an international conference to introduce various perspectives, especially applied behavioral analysis approach. We will also talk about perspectives of ASD in the field educational and social system. ASD is becoming a major neurodevelopmental disorder accruing from infancy and childhood which requires continuous effort and attention from early treatment to adult rehabilitation. We would like to invite professionals as well as family members who are having to face the issue to our conference.

Director of Seoul Metropolitan Eunpyeong Hospital, Nam Min

 
– Date: 2017.11. 3 (Fri.) 09: 00-17: 00
– Venue: Seoul Museum of History (Semunanro 55, Jongro-gu, Seoul)
– Participants: Medical personnel, educators, therapists, Parents interested in developmental treatment and institutional improvement
– Co-host: Korean Association for Behavior Analysis
– Recognition of Continuing Education of BCBA Certificate Holder (3 credits)
– Application: https://goo.gl/forms/apRH1iasZ7ZvJ0Zy1

PROGRAM

08:30 – 09:00

Opening

 

09:00 – 10:00

Mom and Attorney
Let Me Hear YOUR Voice

Dr. Lorri Unumb
(Autism Speaks)

10:00 – 11:00

Selecting treatment with ASD

Dr. Mary Jane Weiss
(Endicott College)

11:00–11:15

Coffee Break

 

11:15–12:15

What is ABA and how does it treat children with ASD?

Dr. Robert Ross
(Beacon ABA Services)

12:15–13:15

Lunch

 

13:15–14:15

What’s the science behind ABA

Dr. Justin Leaf
(Autism Partnership)

14:15–15:15

ABA in a Classroom

Ms. Kathleen Man
(Aoi Pui School)

15:15–15:30

Coffee Break

 

15:30–16:30

Progressive ABA

Dr. Ronald Leaf
(Autism Partnership)

16:30–17:00

Q&A, Closing



SPEAKER


Dr. Lorri Unumb
Dr. Lorri Unumb is a lawyer, professor, mother of three boys, and a renowned autism advocate. Dr. Unumb received the Autism Society of America 2008 “Parents of the Year” Award for her contribution to the passage of a law (“Ryan’s Law”) requiring an insurance company to pay for autism treatment in South Carolina, which served as the catalyst for the national autism insurance movement. She is currently working for the nonprofit organization Autism Speaks.
Dr. Justin Leaf
Justin Leaf, Ph.D., is the Director of Research and Training for Autism Partnership Foundation. Currently, he leads the research team at Autism Partnership Foundation on the national and international basis. His research interests include examining methods to improve social behaviors for children and adolescents with autism and developing friendships, comparing different teaching methodologies, evaluating parameters of reinforcement, and evaluating long-term outcomes for individuals diagnosed with autism.

Dr. Mary Jane Weiss
Mary Jane Weiss, Ph.D., BCBA-D has worked in the field of ABA and Autism for over 30 years. She is currently responsible for conducting a master degree program in ABA and autism field in Endicott University, and also a professor of mentoring for doctoral programs.
Ms. Kathleen Man

Ms. Kathleen Man has been the principal of Aoi Pui School in HK, and has worked as a Clinical Supervisor for AP HK, managing cases, parent training, setting of Little Learners, a toddler preschool program and staff training at the HK office. She also participated in setting up and training in overseas offices, Singapore and Japan office.


Dr. Robert Ross
Dr. Robert Ross is the Senior Vice President of Treatment Efficacy and Graduate Education at Beacon ABA Services of Massachusetts and Connecticut. Dr. Ross oversees all research activities at Beacon and also provides consultation services to families, schools and educational programs throughout the U.S. and Canada. He has published numerous research papers on autism treatment.
Dr. Ronald Leaf
Dr. Ronald Leaf is co-founder and director of the AP Foundation and has almost 40 years of experience in the field of autism spectrum disorders. He received his doctorate under the direction of Prof. Lovaas and later worked in various fields such as therapy and clinical supervision, research, lecture, publishing and so on. Dr. Leaf also provides consultations for families, schools, day programs residential facilities on a national and international basis.

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