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                                                            6th Biennial NECI Conference

                                                    "Embrace Diversity, Empower Families"


The National Early Childhood Intervention Council (NECIC) invites you to participate in its 6th National Conference.

Date: 24 - 26 November 2016 (Thurs - Sat)

Venue: Pearl International Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

This Conference aims to link practitioners and professionals from the health, education and social welfare sectors, parents of children with special needs, policy-makers and non-governmental organisations in interactive dialogues, networking and skills transfer.  Participants will hear from both international and local experts, passionate parents and practitioners through plenary sessions, practical workshops and interactive sessions.

Conference Highlight
The Conference will bring together close to 30 speakers from the region and globally to participate in high-level lectures, interactive dialogue, and sharing of practises and experiences.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Prof Roy McConkey, United Kingdom

INTERNATIONAL & LOCAL SPEAKERS
Mr John Forster (Noah's Ark), Australia
Ms Cassandra Wye, United Kingdom
Prof Hu Hsiu-Shuo, Taiwan
Mr Lin Chao-Chen (Angel Heart), Taiwan
Ms Denise Phua, Singapore
Dr Diana Wee, practising in Australia
Dr Amar Singh, Malaysia
Dr Lee Soo Hoon, Malaysia

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM SCHEDULE 

Time / Date

Day 1

24th November

Day 2

25th November

Day 3

26th November

8.30am

Registration

Plenary 2:

Sustainable Development Goal for Children with Special Needs

Plenary 6:
Empowering Families - Family Support and Parent Education

9.15am

Plenary 3:
Participation in Inclusion

Concurrent Workshop 29-35

10am

Opening Ceremony

Morning Tea

Morning Tea

10.30am

Opening Address

Concurrent Workshop 8-14


Dialogue Sessions by Parents

 

 

10.45am

 

Keynote Address:

Embrace Diversity
Empower Families

 

12nn

 

Hotel Check-In

Plenary 4:

Serving the Special Needs Community of Singapore: An Overview of Achievements & Challenges

 

Closing Ceremony

 

12.30pm

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

2pm

Concurrent Workshop 1-7

Concurrent Workshop 15-21

 

3.30pm

Tea Break

Tea Break

4pm

Plenary 1
Working with Families to Make Inclusion Possible

Plenary 5:

Inclusive Education – Where are we now?

5pm

Special Sessions:
Option 1: Music Therapy in Action
(Limited to 20 early bird)

Option 2: Multi Sensory Story Telling in Action
(Limited to 20 early bird)

Concurrent Workshop 22-28

6pm

Free Time

Free Time

7pm

Family Café

Fellowship Dinner

Get a glimpse of the conference video here.

Families, professionals, NGOs, CBR workers, teachers, policy makers and others are invited to participate. 
Kindly click here for online registration (individual participants only), click here for group registration.

For enquiries, please email necic2016@gmail.com

All information given is correct at time of printing.  The organizers reserve the right to change.