Put yourself in my shoes

Information day about: Put yourself in my shoes
Saturday, January 21, 2017
European University

9:00 – 9:30 Registration
9:30 – 9:45 Greetings
Katia Kyriakou, Chairman of the Unique Smiles Association
Dr. Aristotelis Smas, Chairman of the Department of Education, European University of Cyprus
Maria Philipou, Vice chairman of the Pancyprian Special Educators Association

Part A
9:45 – 10:05 Rare Diseases
Dr. Violetta Anastasiadou, geneticist, Makario Hospital
10:05 – 10:25 Parents of children with disabilities and education: A hard, demanding and beautiful relationship!!!
Dr. Anastasia X’ Giannakou, Lecturer in the European University
10:25 – 10:45 Put yourself in my shoes. Parents and teachers
Dr. Evita Kathimiha, Educational Psychologist
10:45 – 11:05 My experience
Bill Papastavrou, parent of a child with a rare disease
11:05 – 11:20 Questions
11:20 – 11:40 Break

Part B
Workshops on “Put yourself in my shoes”
The workshops will be aimed at parents of children with disabilities and rare genetic diseases and professionals who work on disability. The purpose of the workshop is to discover common goals and efficient ways of communication focusing on the needs of this particular group of children, through experiential exercises.
The workshops will be conducted by:

  • Despina Themistokleous, Registered School/Educational Psychologist
  • Evita Katsimiha, Registered School/Educational Psychologist
  • Maria Kyriakou, Registered School/Educational Psychologist
  • Dialehti Xatzoudi, Registered School/Educational Psychologist

13:00 – 13:30 Discussion about the results – Closing of the information day

Download the program here.

Click here to register or call 99219079.