The Second Asia Pacific International Conference of Positive Behaviour Support
12th January 2019 (Saturday)
Online registration for the 2nd Asia Pacific International Conference of Positive Behaviour Support
12th January 2019 (Saturday) at the Taipo Campus, The Education University of Hong Kong is now open! When you're ready to register, please visit the registration page. Early Bird Registration will be open through Monday, Nov 30th, 2018.
Message from Prof. Kenneth Sin
On behalf of Centre for Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Education of the Education University of Hong Kong , I am pleased to invite you to join our 2nd Asia Pacific International Conference of Positive Behaviour Support which to be held at our university campus between 12th January 2019.
Prof. Sin is the Professor in the Department of Special Education and Counselling. He is with over 29 years in teacher education in special educational needs and inclusion. Over the years, he was awarded with the Distinguished Teacher Award in 2010, President’s Awards for Outstanding Performance in Knowledge Transfer in 2017 and President’s Awards for Outstanding Performance in Teaching in 2018.
Message from Dianna Yip, M.Ed., BCBA
Dianna has supported children with developmental disabilities and behaviour problems for over a decade. She is one of the few Board Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBA) in Hong Kong. Dianna began her work with children with special needs in 2002. In Canada, she received training on applied behaviour analysis (ABA) from Dr. Gerald Kysela, clinical child psychologist, and several Board Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBAs). She completed the Disability & Applied Behaviour Analysis program at Douglas College in 2009 and the Certificate in Infant Development and Supported Child Development Program at UBC in 2011. In 2011, Dianna also received her Masters of Education degree in Special Education with a concentration in Autism and Developmental Disabilities at UBC.
Over the past 15 years, Dianna has served hundreds of families with children with Autism and/or behaviour issues at home, school, and different community settings in Canada and in Asia. She has provided training for many ABA therapists, teachers, early educators and parents. Dianna also lectures in Canada, Hong Kong, Macau and China and presents across the globe.
Message From PAUL WONG
Paul as the founder of Distinctive Learning Society, promoting positive behaviour support for children with special educational needs (SEN) and inclusive education. His main interests include Assistive & Learning Technology Support, Positive Behaviour Support Advocacy and Volunteer Service Development . He currently takes a lead role in developing STEM training programme to promote PBS practice when supporting children with challenging behaviour.
He is also a pioneer in volunteer service for SEN community , the society has contributed in total over 40,000 hours volunteer services from 2009 to 2017, and was presented with the Gold Award for Volunteer Service for 9 years running by the Social Welfare Department of Hong Kong SAR.