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Mindblindness is an expression that attempts to capture some of the main features that characterize the difficulties experienced by people described as falling on the Autistic Spectrum. It will present a meaningful understanding of what Mindblindness is in the context of Autism Spectrum Disorders.
“Mindblindness” refers to some of the difficulties individuals on the Autistic Spectrum have in both putting themselves in someon else’s shoes, and conversely in distinguishing their own perspectives from those of other people.
Understanding All Kinds of Minds(Every week at 19:30-20:30pm (SAST) via ZOOM)
Dr Ross Greene:
Explosive and Dysregulated Minds
05 May 2021
Dr Venera Stancheva:
12 May 2021
Dr Gillian Shaw Ridley:
The ASD Mind
19 May 2021
26 May 2021
Professor Andre Venter:
02 June 2021
Dr Giada Del Fabbro:
09 June 2021
This workshop deals with Functional Neuroanatomy which will explore the structure and functions of the hemispheres and lobes.
Neuropsychological Syndromes will discuss the disorders of language, memory, attention, spatial cognition, and executive functioning.
Two sections will delve into Neuropsychological Assessment and Neuropsychological Interventions.
This interactive workshop will explore typical literacy development and how the learner with literacy difficulties differs. Time will be devoted to the importance of phonological awareness and the value of developing these skills in a fun, interactive manner.
The workshop will explore a structured, cumulative and multisensory approach to phonics teaching and provide participants with activity ideas for small groups and individual intervention.
The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-V UK) is frequently used to assess children’s cognitive potential. However, it can be difficult to understand how the subtests on this assessment inform academic performance.
This workshop, delivered by experienced and skilled remedial therapists, aims to share with educators and professionals an interpretation of what each subtest measures and how this relates to the classroom. In addition, attendees will leave with practical strategies to apply in the remediation of identified areas of weakness.