Focus on Autism International Scientific Conference 2018
27 – 29 September 2018
|Thursday, 27th September 2018||Friday 28th September 2018||Saturday 29th September 2018|
|7.30 – 9.00||Registration of participants||Registration of participants||Registration of participants|
|9.00 – 9.30||Opening ceremony||Assoc. Prof. Agnieszka Słopień, M.D.
Medical University in Poznań
Indications for pharmacotherapy in ASD
|Prof. Jacek Błeszyński, Ph.D.
Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń
A change in approach to ASD – towards a humanistic-personalistic perspective on understanding the person
|9.30 – 10.00||WAO, AE,||Prof. Vladimir Trajkovski, M.D. Ph.D.
University “Ss Cyril and Methodius” in Skopje
Health issues and health care in autism spectrum disorders
|Assoc. Prof. Magda Mostafa, Ph.D.
The American University in Cairo
The Architecture of Autism: Designing with the ASPECTSS Index
|10.00 – 10.30||Prof. Paul Shattock, Ph.D., OBE
University of Sunderland
If it doesn’t make sense, it is probably important. Recent developments in the milk – autism connection
|Nela Grzegorczyk-Dłuciak, Ph.D., Ewa Kuliga, MAT
Polish Association of Behaviour Therapy
The limits of the therapist’s impact and responsibility in the course of therapy of persons with autism
|Prof. Francesc Cuxart, Ph.D.
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Adults with ASD, intellectual impairment and behavior problems: clinical and intervention issues
|10.30 – 11.00||Prof. Rita Jordan Bsc., QTS., Msc., MA., Ph.D. C. Psychology, OBE
University of Birmingham
Understanding autism as the basis for effective education, treatment and support
|Prof. Michael Fitzgerald, Ph.D.
Trinity College Dublin
Autism and Comorbidities
|Assoc. Prof. Ewa Augustynowicz, Ph.D.,D.Sc.
National Institute of Public Health-National Institute of Hygiene
The Truth About Vaccine Safety
|11.00 – 11.30||Coffee break||Coffee break||Coffee break|
|11.30 – 12.00||Prof. Tadeusz Gałkowski, Ph.D.
SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
Bioethical issues in programmes for supporting people with ASD
|Prof. Joanna Kruk-Lasocka, Ph.D. Dorota Prędkiewicz, M.A.
University of Lower Silesia (ULS)
“Broken Mirror” and what next? How to support infants at risk of autism? ”
|Assoc. Prof. Miklós Győri, Ph.D., habil.
ELTE University, Budapest
Researching the quality of life of people with ASD and their families – insights from a large mixed-method study
|12.00 – 12.30||Maria Wroniszewska, M.A.
Synapsis Foundation, Autism-Europe aisbl
How to be the best guide in the life of a child with autism?
|Michał Wroniszewski, MMSC
Synapsis Foundation, Warsaw
Consequenses of increasingly arly diagnosis of autistic disorder
|Prof. Małgorzata Sekułowicz, Ph.D.
The Maria Grzegorzewska University
Parents of children with autism and the risk of burnout
|12.30 – 13.00||Assoc. Prof. Barbara Remberk, M.D. Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology
Teacher, pediatrician, psychiatrist, caregiver – together or apart?
|Paula Weerkamp-Bartholomeus, Ph.D.
ReAttach Therapy International Foudation, Eindhoven, Netherlands
How a different view on autism offers new perspective
|Assoc. Prof. Ernest Kuchar, M.D.
Medical University of Warsaw
Autism and vaccination
|13.00 – 13.30||Prof. David Brown, MEng, Ph.D.
Nottingham Trent University
Examining Engagement and Achievement in Learners with Intellectual Disability and Autism using Robots
|Assoc.Prof. David Preece, Ph.D.
University of Northampton
Developing effective partnerships with parents of children with autism
|Anna Piwowarczyk, M.D. Medical University of Warsaw
Impact of gluten- and/or casein-free diet on the functioning of children with autism spectrum disorder
|13.30 – 14.30||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch|
|14.30 – 15.00||Assoc. Prof. Agnieszka Rynkiewicz, M.D., MAT, Ph.D.
Faculty of Medicine, University of Rzeszów
Autism in girls and women and currently available standardised diagnostic tools ADOS-2, ADI-R, SCQ
|Michał T. Handzel, Ph.D. OSPPE
The Major Seminary of the Pauline Order Krakow, Poland
Psychological and pastoral support for people with ASD in the context of Catholic ethics
|Thematic sessions /poster session
|15.00 – 15.30||Assoc. Prof.Olga Bogdashina, Ph.D.
International Institute for Autism KSPU
Making Sense of Sensory Needs
|Assoc. Prof. Maciej Pilecki, M.D.
Collegium Medicum of Jagiellonian University
Pervasive developmental disorder over a life span
|15.30 – 16.00||Prof. Joanna Kruk-Lasocka, Ph.D.(1)
Assoc. Prof. Remigiusz Szczepanowski, Ph.D. (2)Krzysztof Arent, Ph.D. (3) Bożena Bartosik, Ph.D. (1), Tomasz Niemiec, M.A. (1)(1) University of Lower Silesia (ULS),
(2) University of Zielona Góra
(3) Wroclaw University of Science and Technology
Social robot in diagnosing ASD symptoms in preschool children
|Assoc. Prof. Marion Hersh, EngD
University of Glasgow
AnAuternative: an autistic perspective on empowering and improving services for autistic adults – in order to take their place in the world
|16.00 – 16.30||Coffee break||Coffee break||Coffee break|
|16.30 – 18.30||Panel Discussion moderated by Joanna Kossewska, Ph.D.& Krzysztof Gerc, Ph.D.
A cross-cultural perspective on medical treatment, education and support for students and adults with ASD
1. Assoc. Prof.Olga Bogdashina, Ph.D. – Language and Communication in Autism: Talking About Talking (in English, room 350)
2. Izabela Fornalik, Ph.D. – Challenging behaviours in the field of sexuality in persons with ASD (in Polish, Auditorium named in honour of Professor W. Danek)
3. Nela Grzegorczyk-Dłuciak, Ph.D., Ewa Kuliga, MAT – Dealing with the challenging behaviours of people with autism (in Polish, room 443)
4. Katarzyna Seremak, M.A.- Systemic psychotherapy techniques for supporting family and therapy of a child with ASD therapy (in Polish, room 347)
5. Anna Waligórska, Ph.D., Karolina Kuncewicz-Sosnowska, M.A. – Evidence-based practice in therapy & eduacation of persons with autism. How to choose practices verified by research?(in Polish, Main Hall)
6. Paula Weerkamp-Bartholomeus, Ph.D. Frederik Weerkamp – What a different view on autism offers families (in English, room 312)
|social events||20.00Gala dinner||19.00Concert by students of Cracovian music schools and an author reading by Hanna Pasterny – the author of the unique book “Tartan tandem” related to the friendship between two exceptional women: Hanna- the blind Polish woman and Marion Hersh – the Aspie from Glasgow University and
their long journey
Thematic session No 1. Between diagnosis and well-being (in Polish)
- Barbara Winczura
Recognizing early symptoms of the development of the theory of mind among children of risk of autistic spectrum disorder
- Anna Waligórska
The NPDC model and evidence-based practice in therapy and education of children with autism
- Ewa Zawisza
Asperger Syndrome, diagnosis of the child and adult
- Renata Stefańska-Klar
Autistic characteristics as the personality dimension and their relation to well-being
- Danuta Wolska, Ewelina Sobocha
Adulthood from an autistic perspective
Thematic session No 2. Person with ASD functioning in the micro- and macrosystemic context (in English)
- Brigita Kreivinienė, Daiva Mockevičienė, Žilvinas Kleiva,
A comparison of psychosocial evaluation of children with autism, Down syndrome and cerebral palsy in dolphin assisted therapy
- Diana Saveikiene, Ingrida Baranauskiene
The future of a child with autism: a narrative analysis of parental attitudes
- Krzysztof Gerc, Jean M. Novak, Marta Jurek, Iwona Sikorska
Functioning profiles of families with autistic (ASD) children in California and Poland
- Ivana Lessner Listiakova
The use of multisensory environments with children and young people with autism in Slovakia
- Shahar Bar Yehuda
Students with ASD in Israel
- Orsolya Pachner, György Révész
Structural equation modeling as an alternative method in autism research
- Orsolya Pachner, Németh Réka,
The process of accepting the diagnosis and its effect to family
- Elizaveta Davydova, Alexander Sorokin, Denis Davydov
Auditory-verbal and visual memory in elementary school children with ASD
- Karolina Krzysztofik , Klaudia Czapla
Abnormal reactions to sensory stimuli and sexuality in young people with ASD – a theoretical outline of the research issues
- David Preece, Jasmina Stosic, Joanna Kossewska, Jasmina Troshanska, Ana Ruzic, Magdalena Mazur, Marija Deletikj, Ron Fortuna & Aurelie Barange
Autism Spectrum Disorder – Empowering and Supporting Teachers ( ASD-EAST)
- Agnieszka Lasota, Emilia Macałka, Weronika Popielarz, Gabriela Początek, Adrianna
The mirror neuron system hypothesis – a challenge for ASD theories
- Joanna Kossewska
Social robot-mediated treatment of children with ASD. Acceptance attitudes by future professionals in a cross-national perspective
- Alina Perzanowska, Edward Bolak
Support for adults with ASD – 20th Anniversary of the Community of Hope Foundation
- Marta Bubak
Activity of the PROMITIS Therapy Center towards comprehensive support for children with autism
- Miłosława Szupiluk
Understanding emotions as a way of mindreading. How to teach the mindreading to children with Autism?
- Miłosława Szupiluk
Early symptoms of Autistic Spectrum Disorders