Saturday January 23, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM CST
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ELG Lujiazui Campus 
814 Pudong Ave, 5th Floor

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The Essential Learning Group 
The Essential Learning Group 
86 21 5206 6273 

ELG’s 2nd Annual Community Development Day 

A dialogue on understanding the child/adolescent as a social being: a focus on social, emotional and behavioral development from birth to early adulthood. Part of ELG’s year-long 10th Anniversary celebrations.

Chantal Chen, Occupational Therapist & Reyhaneh Rajabzadeh, Speech-Language Pathologist: The Problem Child: A Social, Language and Motor Approach

Insight into the relationships between behavior, language and motor difficulties through exploring techniques  from Speech-Language Pathology and Occupational Therapy.


Joanne Li, Board-Certified Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist: Managing Difficult Behavior: Applied Behavior Analysis

Understanding what ABA entails and how educators can manage problem behaviors using ABA.


Mark McCann, Special Education Specialist: Defense 101: Protecting Yourself and Supporting Those in Your Care

How to defuse challenging behavior and techniques to physically protect yourself when an incident  escalates to a crisis situation.


Mooney Niu, Mental Health Counselor: Helping the Hurting: A Look at Clients Who Self Harm

How to assess suicide risks and work with clients at risk.


Monte Rosen, Managing Director & Shari Rosen, ILC Program Director: Prestige Sells, Thrills, and Kills: Adolescent Mental Health Issues in the International  School Environment

Insights into the struggles and mental stressors faced by adolescents in the international academic setting.


Robin Shepard, Early Intervention Specialist and ILC Assistant Director: Social Thinking: Understanding Levels of the Social Mind and Their Impact on Classroom  Success

Exploring the characteristics and challenges of social communication by looking at frameworks forunderstanding Social Thinking and its importance to academic expectations, as well as tools and  suggestions to help in that process.


Siyang Sun, Speech-Language Pathologist: Myths and Tips: Raising and Teaching a Bilingual Child

Strategies and activities that parents and teachers can use to help their children speak two or more languages.


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