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STU 10th Anniversary Symposium – The Future of Speech Therapy in Hong Kong

August 6 @ 13:30 - 18:30

Symposium Information

Date & Time
6 August 2022 (Sat)
13:45 – 18:30

Venue
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Official Language
English

CPD Accreditation
CPD-ST points have been applied from the Hong Kong Institute of Speech Therapists

Programme

13:45 – 13:50 Welcome Address
13:50 – 14:00 Remarks by Officiating Guest
14:00 – 14:45 Keynote Address

Neurocognitive, affective and social consequences of sleep deprivation: from sleep apnea, depression, to sleeplessness

Dr. Esther Yuet-ying LAU

The Education University of Hong Kong

14:45 – 15:00 Clinical Education Partner Appreciation Ceremony
15:00 – 15:30 Plenary Session 

Telepractice in speech therapy during and beyond COVID-19

Facilitator: Dr. Cymie Wing-yee NG

 

Mr. Joseph Hin-ching HUNG

Hong Kong Christian Service

Mr. Joshua King-lok LAI

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals

Dr. Ka-ming LAU

Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Education Services

Ms. Sharon Sze-ki YEUNG

Caritas Lok Jun School

15:30 – 15:35 Capacity building for the speech therapy profession

Dr. Janet Ho-yee NG

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

15:35 – 15:55  Break
15:55 – 18:30 Featured Workshops (Identical workshops will be offered in Parallel Sessions A/B/C; limited seats available and pre-registration required)

 

Workshop 1

Using Multilingual Assessment Instrument for Narratives (MAIN) to assess the narrative comprehension and production abilities of Cantonese-speaking children

Dr. Angel Wing-shan CHAN

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

Upon workshop completion, participants will be able to:

  1. Appreciate some current conceptual perspectives related to the acquisition of narratives, an important component when assessing school-aged children;
  2. Recognize the current status and knowledge gaps of our knowledge base on narrative abilities in children with and without Developmental Language Disorder;
  3. Analyze some narrative samples using the Cantonese version of the Multilingual Assessment Instrument for narratives (MAIN);
  4. Reflect on the application values of MAIN in clinical practice.

 

Workshop 2

Assessing the pediatric voices from different perspectives: some latest development in the local contexts

Dr. Elaine Yee-lan KWONG

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

Upon workshop completion, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the importance of taking into account the client’s, parent(s)’s and clinician’s perspectives in pediatric voice assessments;
  2. Apply the CVHI-10(HK) and CVHI-10-P(HK) questionnaires in clinical practice;
  3. Appreciate the potential of ultrasound imaging in pediatric voice assessments.

 

Workshop 3

A digital tool to assess Chinese character writing

Dr. Dustin Kai-yan LAU

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

Upon workshop completion, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand a psycholinguistic theory of Chinese character writing;
  2. Assess the Chinese character writing abilities of individuals with writing problems;
  3. Analyse accuracy and fluency measures of handwriting data;
  4. Interpret the results with reference to the psycholinguistic theory introduced.

 

Workshop 4

Learn an effective way of Cantonese language sample analysis in 40 minutes

Dr. Man-tak LEUNG

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

Upon workshop completion, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the rationale and procedures of CanLARSP for language sample analysis;
  2. Utilize CanLARSP as a tool with objective measurements for analyzing the syntactic profiles of children;
  3. Explore the use of CanLARSP as a guide to the therapeutic management of language disorder in children.

               

Workshop 5

Integrating mobile apps use into evidence-based speech therapy practice

Mr. Eddy Chun-ho WONG

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

Upon workshop completion, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the needs of evaluating available mobile apps;
  2. Describe the proposed appraisal tool for mobile apps;
  3. Evaluate the available ST-related mobile apps by using the proposed appraisal tool.

               

Workshop 6

Introducing a novel reading passage for the assessment of dysarthria in Cantonese speakers

Dr. Min Ney WONG

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

Upon workshop completion, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the need of a novel Cantonese reading passage for dysarthria assessment;
  2. Appreciate the concepts involved in the development of a novel reading passage;
  3. Evaluate the potential of the novel reading passage in differentiating dysarthric and non-dysarthric speakers.
15:55 – 16:45  Parallel Session A
16:45 – 17:35  Parallel Session B
17:35 – 18:25  Parallel Session C
18:25 – 18:30  Wrap Up

Details

Date:
August 6
Time:
13:30 - 18:30
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.polyu.edu.hk/cbs/st/stu10/

Organizer

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Speech Therapy Unit
Phone:
3400 3636
Email:
speech@polyu.edu.hk

Venue

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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