THE USE OF MEDICINAL CANNABIS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
DR. JANE HAILEY is currently a Pediatrician in private practice and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia. In 2018 Dr. Hailey began prescribing medicinal cannabis as part of her Pediatric Practice and will relate her knowledge and experience with the use of medicinal cannabis for students with special needs. There will be also be a panel of parents at the session who will be discussing their personal experiences using cannabis as a therapeutic treatment with their children.
TEACHING NEW SKILLS TO LEARNERS WITH ASD
DR. SARAH PASTRANA and DR. TYLA FREWING are Board Certified Behaviour Analysts working in private practice in Greater Vancouver. They have worked with children, youth, and adults with ASD designing and implementing comprehensive ABA programs. Their presentation will include concrete strategies for teaching new skills to individuals with ASD in the school setting.