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Play and Narrative Skills: A Two-Day Event with Dr. Carol Westby

April 13 @ 09:00 - April 14 @ 17:00

Description: In this two-day event, Dr Carol Westby, developer of the renowned Westby Symbolic Play Scale, will present two master lectures focusing on play skills and narrative skills. Learning Objectives: Day 1: Learning to Play and Playing to Learn: Exploring the Play Profiles of All Children • describe and assess the development of play and language from birth to age 7 • describe ways that the play of typically developing children and neurodivergent children differ in terms of exploratory/functional/symbolic levels and playfulness • explain possible reasons for play differences between typically developing and neurodivergent children • describe the relationships between play, language, and literacy • design play routines to promote functional and symbolic play Day 2: Narratives for Social and Academic Success: Theory of Mind and Autobiographical Memory Foundations •describe the characteristics and development of cognitive and affective theory of mind •describe the nature of autobiographical memory •Explain the relationships between theory of mind, autobiographical memory, and narrative skills •Evaluate children’s fictional and personal narratives •Implement strategies to develop children’s personal and fictional narrative skills You can participate in any of these events or get a special offer if you sign up as a bundle event.
Target Participants: – Speech therapists, Speech therapy students – Psychologists – Social workers – Occupational Therapist and/or Physiotherapist – Special Needs Educator and/or Teachers
Language: English Registration Fee & Deadline: Any one-day workshop Standard rate (After 11 Mar 2024) HK$2,500 Early Bird discount (on or before 11 Mar 2024) HK$1,800 Student Discount HK$1,000 2-day Workshop Standard rate (After 11 Mar 2024) HK$4,000 Early Bird discount (on or before 11 Mar 2024) HK$3,000 Student Discount HK$1,800 For Oversea Participants offer ,please contact us by email at
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