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International conference on Early Intervention - 14th & 15th February 2020, Hyatt Regency, Chennai, India.

Pre-conference Workshops on Early Intervention - 13th February 2020, Hyatt Regency, Chennai, India.

RCI Approved - 7-16(569)/2019-RCI

CME Credit point approved

International Conference on Early Intervention 2020 Preliminary Program Schedule

  • 14th February 2020
  • 15th February 2020
DAY 1 - FRIDAY, 14TH FEBRUARY, 2020
SESSION START TIME END TIME PROGRAMME
Registration 08:00 08:30 Registration
Welcome Address 08:30 08:35 Welcome Address and Introduction of Keynote Speaker by Sankara Raman
Keynote Address - 1 08:30 09:00 Nagarajan, IAS Project Director, Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project & Tamil Nadu Urban Healthcare Project Early Intervention in Government Perspective
Scientific Session - 1 09:00 09:05 Marie Brien Early Intervention – Conference Introduction & Speakers Introduction
09:05 09:20 Peter Rosenbaum Early Intervention: Let's consider the Family First!
09:20 09:35 Nandini Mundkur Early Identification of Risk for Developmental Delay - How Early is Early?
09:35 09:45 Marie Brien Question Session & Moderator Summary
Tea Break 09:45 10:15 Tea Break – Poster Presentation
Inauguration 10:35 11:30 Inauguration by His Excellency Honourable Governor of Tamil Nadu Shri: Banwarilal Purohit
Scientific Session 2 11:40 11:45 John Solomon Early Identification Introduction & Speakers Introduction
11:45 12:00 Kirthika Rajaraman Parent Based Early Intervention for Children with Developmental Delay
12:00 12:15 Sivarajan Thandeeswaran Stroke in Children- Current Diagnostic and Management Challenges
12:15 12:25 John Solomon Question Session & Moderator Summary
Lunch 12:30 01:30 Lunch & Poster Viewing
Presentation 01:30 05:30 Oral presentations.
02:00 04:00 Poster Presentations - Judging
Chief Guest- Inauguration
Chief Guest- Inauguration
Speaker List
Speaker List
  • Kirthika Rajaraman

    Early identification of risk for developmental delay"- How early is early?

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  • Sivarajan Thandeswaran

    Stroke in Children- Current Diagnostic and Management Challenges

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  • Peter Rosenbaum

    Early Intervention: Let's consider the Family First!

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  • Sankar Sahayaraj M

    Challenges of a Successful Model

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  • Nandini Mundkur

    Parent Based Early Intervention for Children with Developmental Delay

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Moderator List
Moderator List
  • John Solomon

    Early Identification

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  • Marie Brien

    Early Identification

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DAY 2 - SATURDAY, 15TH FEBRUARY, 2020
SESSION START TIME END TIME PROGRAMME
Keynote Address - 2 09:00 09:30 Rajashree Natarajan – CEO of Cognizant Foundation, Chennai
Scientific Session 3 09:30 09:35 Giovanna Boniface Early Intervention in Rural India Introduction & Speakers Introduction
09:35 09:50 Sankar Sahayaraj The Challenges of Implementing an Early Intervention Programme in Rural India
09:50 10:05 Dinesh Krishna Employing Measurement for Change and Impact Evaluation to Refine an Early Intervention Program for Children with Disabilities
10:05 10:15 Giovanna Boniface Question Session & Moderator Summary
Scientific Session 4 10:15 10:20 Senthil Kumar Capacity Building Introduction & Speakers Introduction
10:20 10:35 Anuraj Shankar The Equity of Humankind: From Biology to Culture
10:35 10:50 Roopa Srinivasan Parents as capacity builders: an alternative paradigm
10:50 11:00 Senthil Kumar Question Session & Moderator Summary
Tea Break 11:00 11:15 Tea Break
Keynote Address - 3 11:15 11:45 Anand Swaminathan, Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives The Nature of Relationships between NGOs and Funding Organisations
Scientific Session 5 11:45 11:50 Aditi Brahmabhatt Technology in Early Child Development Introduction & Speakers Introduction
11:50 12:05 Visvanathan Ganesan Technology Enabled Early Intervention
12:05 12:20 Franzina Coutinho Technology and Early Intervention: When, Why and How?
12:20 12:30 Aditi Brahmabhatt Question Session & Moderator Summary
Lunch 12:30 01:30 Lunch
Scientific Session 6 01:30 01:35 Jeff Boniface Policy & Inclusion Introduction & Speakers Introduction
01:35 01:50 Jaya Krishnaswamy Legislation, Policy and International Treaties
01:50 02:05 Himangshu Das Role of DEPwD, NIS & CRCs in Early Intervention
02:05 02:15 Jeff Boniface Question Session & Moderator Summary
Scientific Session 7 02:15 02:20 Mahesh Chandrasekar Parent Empowerment Introduction & Speakers Introduction
02:20 02:35 Sapna Nair Father’s Involvement in Early Childhood Care among Rural Indian Parents: Insights from a CRT of a Behaviour Change Intervention
02:35 02:50 Dilip Krishna The Rewards and Challenges of Parenting a Child with Special Needs.
02:50 03:00 Mahesh Chandrasekar Question Session & Moderator Summary
Tea Break 03:00 03:15 Tea Break
Scientific Session 8 03:15 03:20 Riddhi Mehta Cultural and Gender Consideration Introduction & Speakers Introduction
03:20 03:35 Ayesha Beevi Gender Related Challenges of ASSA's Community Rehabilitation Workers
03:35 03:50 Janna MacLachlan Considerations for Cross - Cultural Practice in Early Intervention Services: Lessons from Canada
03:50 04:00 Riddhi Mehta Question Session & Moderator Summary
Valedictory 04:00 05:30 Closing Ceremony with Award Presentation
Speaker List
Speaker List
  • Anuraj Shankar

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  • Ganesan Visvanathan

    Technology , backbone to effective management of early Intervention

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  • Franzina Coutinho

    Technology and Early Intervention: the when, why and how

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  • Jaya Krishnaswamy

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  • Himangshu Das

    Role of DEPwD, NIS & CRCs in Early Intervention

    Profile
  • Sapna Nair

    Father’s Involvement in Early Childhood Care among Rural Indian Parents: Insights from a CRT of a Behaviour Change Intervention

    Profile
  • Dilip Krishna

    The rewards and challenges of parenting a child with special needs.

    Profile
  • Janna MacLachlan

    Considerations for cross - cultural practice in Early Intervention Services: Lessons from Canada

    Profile
Moderator List
Moderator
  • Senthil Kumar

    Capacity Building / Impact Evaluation

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  • Aditi Brahmabhatt

    Technology in Early Child Development

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  • Giovanna Boniface

    Policy & Inclusion

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  • Mahesh Chandrasekar

    Parent Empowerment

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