Sensory Souk’s SENCO Seminar: Executive Function
When: Wednesday March 6, 2019 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Where: Royal Plaza, Violet Room (2nd Floor, next to Diva Lounge) Map
Cost: 100 QR/person. SENCO Seminars are open to all educators.
Description: This presentation will give the audience the opportunity to understand what executive function skills are and how these essential skills are crucial for learning and development. The presentation will focus on explaining how lifelong executive function skills develop, what can disrupt their development and how supporting them affects progress in learning and life.
Expert Speaker: Klelia Antoniou, Additional Learning Needs Coordinator at King’s College, Doha, holds a Bachelor of Arts in Special Education and a Master’s of Arts in Counseling Psychology from New Jersey City University. She brings more than 13 years of experience in special education from a range of schools in New Jersey, Cyprus and Qatar. Over the last 7 years she has worked within Qatar at ISL and more recently at Compass International School as Head of the ALN Department, working with students who exhibit a variety of challenges and specific learning difficulties. Klelia has been with King’s College, Doha since it opened and has been responsible for ensuring that children with additional challenges transition effectively and are fully integrated in the school.
Sensory Souk brings you SENCOs in Qatar, a group for professionals who work within SEN settings. They hold monthly seminars and their goal is 3-fold:
–help create a community among Special Education teachers and coordinators in Doha
–facilitate communication within the SEN community and share ideas that help teachers and kids in the classroom
–provide useful information through professional development seminars
To secure your spot you must:
- Pre-register: SENCO Registration Form
- Buy your ticket at the Sensory Souk store. Spaces are limited. To guarantee your seat, please purchase in advance. If space allows,tickets will be offered at the door. Cash only, please. Sensory Souk is located in Royal Plaza on Al Sadd Street, 1st floor (next to Mosafer). Map
When: Tuesday February 26, 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:30 pm
Where: Qatar National Library
Community Connect Doha is proud to present its first ARABIC workshop!
Please join us as we discuss ADHD and strategies to set your child up for success.
Our Expert Speakers will be Dr Nahed Alateeqi from Sidra Hospital, and Bassam Hamad from TLC Qatar Foundation
This workshop will be free for the community.
هل يتحرك ابنك كثيرا ولديه صعوبة في التركيز والانتباه؟
ما هو فرط الحركة وقلة الانتباه؟
How can I support my child at home and at school?
كيف أساعد ابني في المدرسة والمنزل؟
what should the school do to support my child?
كيف يمكن للمدرسة أن تساعد ابني؟
ما علاقة التكامل الحسي بفرط الحركة وقلة الإنتباه؟
ما هو دور العلاج الوظيفي الحسي مع الأطفال الذين لديهم فرط الحركة وقلة الانتباه؟
كيف أساعد ابني للحصول على الإحساسات اللازمة التي تساعده على الإحساس بجسده؟
When: Jan 15, 2019 from 5:30-7:30 pm
Where: Qatar Academy Doha Primary school, AV room
SUPPORTING OUR STRONG WOMEN
An evening where we explore supporting the Emotional and Mental well-being of the women in our lives.
Dr Felice Watt and her team from Sidra Hospital will lead a panel discussion on :
The Importance of emotional and mental health
Self care and where to find support when you don’t feel “strong”
Pre and post-natal mental health – recognizing when things go wrong and what to do about it
Hormonal changes throughout a woman’s life cycle and how it impacts her well-being
This is a family event, so please do bring your spouse/partner/friends/colleagues/neighbors etc. Babies are welcome, young children please arrange for babysitting.
Dr Felice Watt is a consultant psychiatrist from Western Australia who joined the Department of Psychiatry at Sidra 2 years ago to develop the women’s mental health service, the first of its kind in the region. She is delighted to have been recently asked to lead the Perinatal Workstream as part of Qatar’s National Mental Health and Wellbeing Taskforce, and is committed to working with health professionals and community stakeholders to develop a national plan to support the emotional wellbeing of mothers, their babies and families during the pregnancy and the postpartum period.
Dr Naomi Hynd, is a UK trained Clinical Psychologist and Dramatherapist currently working in perinatal mental health at Sidra. She is passionate about mental health promotion. Prior to joining Sidra she worked in Stroke and General Neuropsychology and regularly ran lectures for patients and families about managing their mental health. She has also worked with actors and Drama schools encouraging performers to manage stress and mood.
Dr Zainab Imam is a consultant adult and perinatal psychiatrist from the UK, who joined Sidra Medicine just over a year ago. Dr Imam champions access to quality and safe care in the perinatal period in her role at Sidra Medicine and she encourages public engagement in mental health through talks and convening the celebration of the World Maternal Mental Health Day in Qatar.
Dr Syeda Monazza Ali is a lead perinatal psychiatrist for outpatient clinic service at Sidra medicine. Dr Ali has completed her specialty training in the United Kingdom and has a wealth of experience managing complex psychiatric patients suffering with a wide range of mental health disorders and psychosocial issues in a multidisciplinary environment. She has been actively involved in promoting mental health and education .