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Annual Seminar - 23rd. August 2014 - Family Centered Perspectives in Developmental Disabilities

posted 11 Aug 2014, 22:42 by shobha sundar   [ updated 11 Aug 2014, 22:50 ]
Professionals and Parents : Last Date for Registration: 14th August 2014Registration Fee: Rs. 200 per personFor registration please contact 080-4074 5911 / 4074 5931
OR e mail: ssk_hrdt@yahoo.co.in


Mrs. Rukmini Krishnaswamy, Director, Spastics Society of Karnataka

Dr. M S Mahadeviah, Honorary Medical Director, Spastics Society of Karnataka

Dr. P Satishchandra, Director / Vice-Chancellor, National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore

Dr. Amita Prasad IAS, Principal Secretary, Women & Child Development and Empowerment of Differently Abled and Senior Citizens Department, Government of Karnataka

Mrs. Shobha Sundar, Head, Department of Medico Social Work, Spastics Society of Karnataka

Dr. Suresh Rao Aroor, Director & Paediatric Neurologist, Parijma Neurodiagnostic and Rehabilitation Centre, Bangalore

Dr. Srikala Bharath, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, NIMHANS, Bangalore

Dr. Shashikala Gopalaswamy, Hon. Additional Medical Director, Spastics Society of Karnataka

Dr. Amar Bavle, Professor & Head, Department of Psychiatry, Rajarajeshwari Medical College, Bangalore

Dr. Shekhar Seshadri, Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NIMHANS, Bangalore

Dr. Vijaya Raman, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore.

Dr. Shobha Ramesh, Consultant Psychiatrist, Spastics Society of Karnataka

Mr. J P Gadkari, Honorary Secretary, Karnataka Parents’ Association for Mentally Retarded Citizens (KPAMRC), Bangalore. 

9.30 am-10 am:        Registration

10 am-10.45 am:     Inaugural Function


                                    Welcome Address: Mrs. Rukmini Krishnaswamy

                                    Lighting of the Lamp

                                    Introduction to the Seminar: Dr. M S Mahadeviah

                                    Inaugural Address: Dr. P Satishchandra

                                    Address by the Chief Guest Dr. Amita Prasad IAS

                                    Vote of Thanks

10.45 am-11 am:         Tea                                 

11.00 am-11.10 am:    Multidisciplinary Support Services - Medico Social Worker -                                                                              Mrs. Shobha Sundar                                                                                                          

11.10 am-11.40 am:    Interconnectedness of Families: Beyond Therapy Techniques in

                                        Understanding -   Mrs. Rukmini Krishnaswamy

11.40 am-12 noon:     Seizure Disorders in Children and Adolescents with Developmental

                                        Disabilities - Family Perspective -  Dr. Suresh Rao Aroor

12 noon- 12.30 pm:    Communicating with Family Members across Life Span - 

                                        Dr. Srikala Bharath

12.30 pm-12.50 pm:    Understanding and Evaluating Family Coping Skills     

                                       Dr. Shashikala Gopalaswamy       

12.50 pm-1.10 pm:      Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Bill - Dr. Srikala Bharath

1.10 pm-1.30 pm:        Panel Discussion

                                    Chairperson: Dr. Amar Bavle

1.30 pm-2.00 pm:        Lunch

2.00 pm-2.30 pm:        Behavioral Disorders in Children and Adolescents with

                                    Developmental Disabilities and the Family -              

                                       Dr. Shekhar Seshadri

2.30 pm-3.00 pm:        Family Perspectives in Learning Difficulties - 

                                       Dr. Vijaya Raman    

3.00 pm-3.30 pm:        Behavioral Management for Children with Autism Spectrum  

                                        Disorder - Understanding the Family’s Perspective                        

                                       Dr. Shobha Ramesh

3.30 pm-4.00 pm:       The Family as the Future Support - Resources and Policies Available

                                        Mr. J P Gadkari

4.00 pm-4.30 pm:        Panel Discussion

                                       Chairperson: Dr. M S Mahadeviah

                                       Concluding Remarks

              4.30 pm:        Tea      


Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm