Scientific Programme

Day 1 – Monday Dec 10th  2018

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8:15 AM

Registration Area

Registration Desk opens

 

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08:30 AM - 10:45 AM

main hall

Concurrent Workshops

By 

Dr. Sheffali Gulati – Chief, Child Neurology Division,
Faculty in-Charge, Centre of Excellence & Advanced Research on Childhood Neurodevelopmental disorders, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi, India

NDST/Autism
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08:30 AM - 10:45 AM

HALL-2

Concurrent Workshops

By 

Dr. Satabdi Chakraborty, Associate Professor (PSW), Centre of Excellence – Department of Psychiatry, PGIMER – Dr. RML hospital, New Delhi, India

Dr. Smita Deshpande, Professor of Psychiatry, Centre of Excellence – Department of Psychiatry, PGIMER – Dr. RML hospital, New Delhi, India

Dr. Saroj Arya, Professor of Clinical Psychology, Sweekar Academy of Rehabilitation Sciences, Secunderabad, India

Indian Scale for Assessment of Autism
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11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Inauguration

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12:00 PM – 01:00 PM

Main hall

Keynote Address:

By 

Dr. Valsamma Eapen, Chair, Infant Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Journey is the destination:
Neurodevelopmental pathway from genes to behaviours in Autism
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01:00 PM – 01:30 PM

Main hall

Keynote Address:

By

Elizabeth Neuville,
Executive Director of Keystone Institute, Pennsylvania, USA,
Director of Keystone Institute India, New Delhi, India

Social Role Valorization
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01:30 pm – 02:15 pm

Lunch

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02:15 pm – 04:00 pm

Main hall

Plenary Session

By

Dr. Priti Arun, Professor of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India

Dr. Petrus J de Vries,
Sue Struengmann, Professor of child and adolescent psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health University of Cape Town, South Africa

Prevalence of Autism in Asia and Africa
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04:00 PM– 04:30 pm

Tea Break

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04:30 pm – 06:00pm

MAIN HALL

Concurrent Sessions

By

Dr. Sheffali Gulati,
Chief, Child Neurology Division, Faculty in-Charge, Centre of Excellence & Advanced Research on Childhood Neurodevelopmental disorders, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi, India

New tools for screening and Diagnosis
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04:30 pm – 06:00pm

hall-2

Concurrent Sessions

By

Trish Grant, Director of Advocacy, and David Connor, IHC,
Wellington & Wairarapa,
New Zealand

Self Advocacy
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04:30 pm – 06:00pm

hall-3

Concurrent Sessions

By

Dr. Rosa Arriaga,
Associate Director, School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Tech, USA

Technology and its use in helping children with ASD
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04:30 pm – 06:00pm

hall-4

Concurrent Sessions

By

Dr. Jayashree Dasgupta,
Project Director,
Screening Tools for Autism Risk using Technology (START), Sangath, Goa

Screening Tools for Autism Risk using Technology (START)
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06:00pm

Main hall

Produced By

Alonso Mayo,
Centro Ann Sullivan del Peru (CASP), Lima, Peru

Story of Luke – abridged video
Just like anyone

Day 2 – Tuesday Dec 11th  2018

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08:00 am – 09:15 am

Free papers

 

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09:30 am – 10:15 am

Main hall

Plenary Session

By

Dr. Stephanie Shire
Assistant Professor in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education at the University of Oregan, United States of America

What’s new in early intervention? Experience across Asia
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10:15 am – 10:30 am

Tea break

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10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Main hall

Concurrent Session

By

Badthe Kadam – Dr. Savita Sapra, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, New Delhi and former faculty in clinical child psychology, Department of Paediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Faculty from COM Deall – an early intervention programme for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Parent mediated early intervention training
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10:30 am – 12:00 pm

hall-2

Concurrent Session

By

Dr. Naoufel Gaddour
Professor of child and adolescent psychiatry, University of Monastir, Tunisia

Dr. Philip John, Senior consultant psychiatrist, Peejay’s Clinic, Kochi, India and the Child Guidance Clinic in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Ms. Anita Nair, Latika Roy Memorial Foundation, Dehradun, India

Dr. Muzharul Mannan, Consultant Neurologist, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University.

Dr. Sunita Maleku, Chair, AutismCare Nepal Society

Realities of early intervention in Asia and Africa
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10:30 am – 12:00 pm

hall-3

Concurrent Session

Innovations in Academic Interventions for teenagers with ASD

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12:00 pm – 01:30 pm

Main hall

Concurrent Session

By

Dr. Valsamma Eapen, Chair, Infant Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia

Dr.Matthew Belmonte, Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom

Biology of ASD
Electrophysiology in ASD
Neuroimaging in ASD
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12:00 pm – 01:30 pm

Hall-2

Concurrent Sessions

By

Karnataka Parents Association for Mentally Retarded Citizens

Dr. Smita Deshpande, Professor of Psychiatry, Centre of Excellence – Department of Psychiatry, PGIMER – Dr. RML hospital, New Delhi, India

New Look at RPD Act 2016 for Autism – National Trust / Ministry
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01:30 pm – 02:15 pm

Lunch

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02:15 pm – 04:15 pm

Main hall

Concurrent Workshops

By

Dr. Nandini Mundkur, Director Centre for Child Development and Disabilities, Bangalore, India

TOTS GUIDE
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02:15 pm – 04:15 pm

hall-2

Concurrent Workshops

By

Prakriti Agarwal, Autism Specialist, Bangalore, India

Wellbeing and Happiness in Autism
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02:15 pm – 04:15 pm

hall-3

Concurrent Workshops

By

Dr. Paramala Santosh, Developmental Neuropsychiatry & Psychopharmacology
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
King’s College London
Head and Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
Centre for Interventional Paediatric Psychopharmacology and Rare Diseases (CIPPRD), Maudsley Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Medical Management in Autism
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02:15 pm – 04:15 pm

hall-3

Concurrent Workshops

By

Dr. Shankar K., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, India

General Medical co-morbidity in ASD – are they markers of underlying pathophysiology?
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02:15 pm – 04:15 pm

hall-3

Concurrent Workshops

By

Dr. Vijay Anand, Deputy Director, Sri Sairam Homeopathy Medical College, Chennai, India

Homeopathy and Autism
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02:15 pm – 04:15 pm

hall-3

Concurrent Workshops

By

Dr. Manikandan

Ayurveda
Common discussion
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02:15 pm – 04:15 pm

hall-3

Concurrent Workshops

By

Autism Society of India

Ms. Prerna Singh, Founder, Nav prerna Foundation

Assisted Living Indian Models / Siblings
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02:15 pm – 04:15 pm

hall-3

Concurrent Workshops

By

Mr. Anil Patil, Founder and Executive Director, Carers Worldwide, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Building support networks
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04:15 pm – 04:30 pm

Tea Break

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04:30pm – 06:00pm

Main hall

Plenary Session

By

Dr. Liliana Mayo (1 hour)
Founder and Executive Director, Centro Ann Sullivan del Peru (CASP), Lima, Peru; Professor of Special Education at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia and the Universidad Catolica, in Peru

Chaired by Dr. Smita Deshpande, Professor of Psychiatry, Centre of Excellence – Department of Psychiatry, PGIMER – Dr. RML hospital, New Delhi, India

Innovations in Vocational rehabilitation
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06:30pm

Cultural Program

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08:00pm

Banquet

Day 3 – Wednesday Dec 12th  2018

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8:00am – 9:30am

Main hall

Poster viewing

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09:30 Am – 11:15 am

Main hall

Plenary Sessions

By

Dr. Naoufel Gaddour, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Monastir, Tunisia

Understanding ASD with a new developmental framework
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09:30 Am – 11:15 am

Main hall

Plenary Sessions

By

Dr. Prathibha Karanth (Founder Director and Managing Trustee, Communication DEALL Trust, Bangalore)

Mrs. Jo Chopra (Executive Director, Latika Roy Memorial Foundation, Dehradun)

Private Initiatives in ASD – two success stories
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09:30 Am – 11:15 am

Main hall

Plenary Sessions

By

Dr. Ravinder Singh, Scientist (Disability section, Non Communicable Diseases) Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi

Public Funded ASD research in India – A summary of findings
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11:15 am – 11:30am

Tea break

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11:30 pm – 12:30 pm

main hall

Concurrent Sessions

By

Dr. Satish Chandra Girimaji, Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore, India

Addressing challenging behaviours in children with autism
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11:30 pm – 12:30 pm

hall-2

Concurrent Sessions

By

Andrew Nelson
West Virginia Autism Training Center at Marshall University

Mr. Pranav Rajgopal,
Autism Self Advocate

Workshop: Autism and Self-Advocacy in Bangalore: How Leaders with Autism are shaping education, employment, and independent living
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12:30 Pm - 01:30 pm

Main hall

Concurrent Sessions

By

Dr. Preeti Jacob, Associate Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore, India

Adolescents with ASD: Experiences from a tertiary care child and adolescent psychiatry centre
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12:30 Pm - 01:30 pm

Main hall

Concurrent Sessions

By

Dr. Deepak Jayarajan, Assistant Professor, Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services, Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health And Neuro Sciences, Bangalore, India

Adults with Autism: Experiences from a clinical setting on what they seek help for and what we can do
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12:30 Pm - 01:30 pm

Main hall

Concurrent Sessions

By

Dr. John Vijay Sagar, Additional Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore, India

Dr. Naoufel Gaddour, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Monastir, Tunisia

Dr. Valsamma Eapen, Chair, Infant Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Panel discussion – Autism Growing Concerns and need for International Collaboration and Sharing
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01:30 pm – 02:15 pm

Lunch

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02:15 pm – 04:30pm

main hall

Concurrent Sessions

Panel Discussion

Autism and Employability – Prerequisites, challenges, the way forward
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02:15 pm – 04:30pm

main hall

Concurrent Sessions

Panel Discussion

Professionals and families – differing perspectives, shared goals
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02:15 pm – 04:30pm

main hall

Concurrent Sessions

By

Sowmya Ayyar, Founder, Prafull Oorja, Bangalore, India

uBloom Yoga Therapy as Related to Autism From Early Childhood Through Adulthood
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02:15 pm – 04:30pm

main hall

Concurrent Sessions

By

Dr. Geeta Bhat, Founder, Hamsakutira Foundation

Reinventing music towards therapeutic intervention for the Autistic
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04:30 pm

Tea Break

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04:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Valedictory

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