Monthly Archives: November 2016

ASD Training for Parents and Teachers in the Community

November 22nd, 2016 (No Comments)

Getting into the community and understanding the real needs of parents, teachers, and caregivers is important work at LIH Olivia’s Place. From 3-5 November 2016, LIH Olivia’s Place and Shanghai Changning Special Education Guidance Center held a public training on interventions for children with autism. Almost 50 therapists, special education teachers, parents, and caregivers participated. […]

LIH Olivia’s Place: Supporting Schools

November 22nd, 2016 (No Comments)

Staff at LIH Olivia’s Place are always delighted to be asked to support partner schools. We were recently invited to speak to parents at Wellington Bilingual School as part of the events leading up to the Festival of Education in Shanghai. Jamie Fanelli, Learning and Behavior Support Lead, spoke to parents on the topic of […]

Partnering with Sunshine Rehabilitation Center for Occupational Therapy Training

November 22nd, 2016 (No Comments)

A training program on occupational therapy for children, organized jointly by Shanghai Sunshine Rehabilitation Center and LIH Olivia’s Place, was held from 17 to 21 October 2016 at Shanghai Sunshine Rehabilitation Center. Trainees from Shanghai Sunshine Rehab Center, Shanghai First Hospital, Shanghai Children’s Hospital, Shenyang Children’s Hospital, Quanzhou Children’s Hospital participated. The main speaker was […]

China Hosts APPCS 2016 in Shanghai in October

November 22nd, 2016 (No Comments)

The 6th Congress of the Asia-Pacific Pediatric Cardiac Society (APPCS 2016) was successfully held on 20-23 October, at Shanghai International Convention Center. The history of the Asia Pacific Pediatric Cardiac Society dates back to 2001, when APPCS literally was born from notes on a napkin during an animated airport conversation between Dr. Anthony Chang and […]

LIH Olivia’s Place Shenzhen Now Open

November 22nd, 2016 (No Comments)

LIH Olivia’s Place Shenzhen, an affiliate of LIH Healthcare, opened in November to provide families with high-quality pediatric services and a multinational team which offers interdisciplinary services including well-child care, developmental and behavioral pediatrics, pediatric neurology, pediatric rehabilitation, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, and psychology services. LIH Olivia’s Place Shenzhen provides infants, children, […]

2016 China-US DBP Academic Seminar Held in Beijing

November 22nd, 2016 (No Comments)

The “Beijing Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Forum” and “2016 China-U.S. Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Academic Seminar” were successfully held at Shunyi Women and Children’s Hospital of Beijing Children’s Hospital on 14 October 2016. This seminar was organized by the Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Group of the Beijing Medical Association Pediatrics Branch, Shunyi Women and Children’s Hospital of Beijing […]

Shanghai Team Hosts ‘Pop Up’ Conference on Autism

November 19th, 2016 (No Comments)

The Shanghai team, supported by LIH Healthcare Chief Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician Dr. Raymond Tervo, offered a daylong training on assessment and intervention for autism through different pathways. Speakers at the November 18 event included pediatricians, speech-language therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, and behavioral therapists.  The ‘pop up’ event was attended by approximately 60 invited guests. Dr. Tervo opened […]

What is a Shadow Teacher?

November 19th, 2016 (No Comments)

Children in schools are taught to develop academic skills, social skills, and independence. Teachers assist children to develop knowledge and gain an understanding of the world around them.  Besides learning academics, teachers help children to understand the rules of play and social interaction, sharing and caring. However, not all children learn at the same pace […]

Strategic Partnership Supports DBP Learning: First LIH Healthcare International Observership Launched

November 18th, 2016 (No Comments)

Children’s Specialized Hospital, one of the largest providers in inpatient and outpatient care for children with special health challenges received its first developmental behavior pediatrician (DBP) international trainees, Dr. Amy Meng and Dr. Li Liu from China on November 1, 2016. As the two delegates selected by LIH Healthcare and its local partner healthcare organization, […]

Training Deepens Bond with Shepherd’s Field Children’s Village

November 13th, 2016 (No Comments)

An overwhelming majority of infants and children in China’s welfare centers have a disability. Abandoned by their birth parents because they could not care for them medically or financially, these orphans have a range of disabilities ranging from the easily treatable to high-risk special needs children. But this doesn’t mean orphans don’t have people who […]