Annual Autism Outreach and Training Symposium


Feb 25, 2017
09:00 AM until 05:30 PM


Child Development Center is hosting the 3rd Annual Autism Outreach and Training Symposium on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC) in Doha, Qatar. This conference is designed to provide comprehensive, evidence-based information to assist professionals, educators, and families with the tools necessary to support individuals with autism spectrum disorder and related disorders. It will focus on addressing real-life situations faced by those who work directly with these individuals as well as best practices. 

Topics covered will include:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder in Qatar
  • Applied Behavior Analysis: Myths and Trends 
  • Teaching Complex Behavior to Children with Autism 
  • Understanding and Managing Feeding Problems in Children with Autism
  • Panel Discussion 

We are honored to announce our panel of speakers:

Keynote Speaker: 

The Carbone Clinic 

Dr. Vincent Carbone, Ed.D., BCBA-D, Chief Executive Officer 

Speaker Panel:

Child Development Center 

Kamila Janik, MSc. BCBA, Clinical Program Lead 

Aneela Mittal, MSc., CCC-SLP, TSHH, Speech and Language Pathologist 

Qatar Biomedical Research Institute

Dr. Fouad Alshaban, MD, MSc, PhD, Senior Scientist 

Renad Academy, Qatar Foundation


The conference is geared towards professionals and parents in Qatar who interact with special needs children. This includes but is not limited to: education (teachers, administration, counselors), health-care (pediatricians, therapists), and specialists in the fields of OT, SLP, PT, and ABA.  It is an excellent professional development and networking opportunity.

The Symposium registration cost is QR275. If you wish to also attend the workshop conducted by Dr. Carbone on "Teaching Language to Persons with Autism Using Skinner's Analysis of Verbal Behavior"; the registration cost is QAR325. This workshop is tailored for parents and professionals who work directly with children with autism. Visit
to register. 

We look forward to welcoming you! 




Qatar National Convention Center

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