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Friday, December 4 • 2:10pm - 3:00pm
Supporting Japanese families of children with Autism through culturally responsive practices LIMITED

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This presentation will focus on how culturally responsive practices were used when working with and supporting immigrant Japanese families of children with Autism at Open Doors for Multicultural Families. Culturally and linguistically diverse families of children with Autism received in-home support over a 6-week period on using ABA therapy methods, including a Japanese family with two children with Autism. This presentation will explore different cultural factors in communication styles to consider and providing language support in culturally sensitive ways to ensure families understood how to implement ABA therapy methods accurately and consistently at home. . OBJECTIVES: -Understanding the important role of culture in communication when working with families from different cultural and language backgrounds - Understanding different cross-cultural communication styles and communicating more effectively when supporting Japanese families of children with developmental and intellectual disabilities - How to work in culturally responsive ways with diverse families, including Japanese families, especially on implementing behavior plans in the home setting.


Sayaka Omori

Family Support Services Programs Manager, Open Doors for Multicultural Families

Friday December 4, 2015 2:10pm - 3:00pm PST
Salmon 1401 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR 97201

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