Visiting Lecturer from Istanbul Turkey: Siblings of Children with Autism – July 26, 2017 – FREE

MSU’s Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health is privileged to have Dr. Hatice Sengul Erdem as a Visiting Scholar with our Center for the month of July. Dr. Erdem is a special educator with a doctorate in Interdisciplinary Disability Studies from Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey. She holds a Master’s degree in Special Education from Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey and she has worked as a school counselor for 15 years. She has published her research about teacher opinions on teaching reading and writing to intellectually impaired children, on games to develop social skills in children with autism, and on the perception of vocational high school teachers about inclusion. In her doctoral research, she examined the characteristics of siblings of children on the autism spectrum. In this lecture,
 
Dr. Erdem will speak about this research and about special education policies and practices in Turkey.
 
She will offer a presentation on, “Emotional, Social and Behavioral Characteristics of Siblings of Children with Autism and Typically Developing Children: A mixed design and comparative study.”
 
Followed by an Open Discussion                                                   Flyer for July 26 Lecture
There is no fee for this event
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Center for Clinical Services, 35 Clove Road, Room 1356
Call Dr. Gerry Costa at 973-655-6685 with any questions.

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