When Children with Autism Become Adults
11:00am - 12:30pm
Online

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disorder affecting social behaviors, nonverbal communication, and social interactions. It is a spectrum that involves different severity of symptoms in individuals. 

 

Symptoms o f ASD first appear at kids age. As a kind of developmental disorder, adults with autism face lifelong challenges. After the ongoing training on social skills and academic support throughout childhood, adults with autism may need more help rather than less in the world expecting them to be independent and mature. This workshop will help us understand autism in adulthood and what these young adults need.

 

About the speaker:

Mr. Vergo Cheng obtained his first psychology degree in Los Angeles, California.  He then pursued further studies in Applied Psychology (Diverse Learning Needs) and Educational Psychology in Hong Kong.  He has a strong passion for working with young adults in tertiary settings. He is especially experienced in supporting individuals with autism and specific learning difficulties.  Other than direct services, he also delivers training and provides professional consultation to parents and teaching staff in various contexts.

 

Register now!

Registration deadline: 23:59pm, 14 February 2021

Successful enrollment will receive a confirmation email and Zoom link 2 days before the event starts.

Remarks: HLTH1010 Course students will attain 1.5 hours in “Wellness and Personal Enrichment Events” of the “Activities” module upon completion of the event and the feedback survey.

When
Time
11:00am - 12:30pm
Where
Online
Event Format
Recommended For
UG students
PG students
Faculty and staff
More Information
https://engage.ust.hk/event/6863894
Organizer
SEN Support
Registration
https://engage.ust.hk/event/6863894
Contact
sen@ust.hk
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