Congress programme

1st Day
5 March, Saturday
09:30
Greetings from the organizers
09:35
Discussion panel with the participation of honorary guests
10:30
Session I: Features of the lives of people with special needs 
Moderator
Narmin Farzaliyeva, Blogger, parent of a child with special needs, Azerbaijan
Speakers
Evgeniy Shvedovsky, Methodist Of The Federal Resource Centre For The Organisation Of Comprehensive Support For Children With Asd, Moscow State University Of Psychology And Education, Junior Researcher, Department Of Medical Psychology, Scientific Center For Mental Health, Ru
Davide Antognazza, Expert in Social-Emotional Learning and Development of Emotional Intelligence in Children, Switzerland
Victoria Gershkovich, Psychotherapist, art therapist, Israel
Topic of the speech: "Influence of Music Therapy for Young Adults with Dawn Syndrome Related Insomnia"
Albert Feigelson, Behavioral Analyst, MA Educational Psychology, Israel
Banu Koch Chakan, Turkey
12:00
Session II: Features of development - support of families as a factor of prosperity
Speakers
Albert Feigelson, Behavioral Analyst, MA Educational Psychology, Israel
Dr Mine Akkaynak, Associate Professor, Head of Special Education Department, Director of the Centre for Barrier-Free Life, Istanbul Aydın University, Turkey
Topic of the speech: "Father's participation in sports activities of children with special needs"
Katerina Markova, Psychologist, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist (CBT), Co-founder of ANIMAGO, innovative online platform for psychological assistance to children, Russia

Topic of the speech: "Problems of psychosocial development in neurotypical siblings of kids with autism and ways to resolve these problems"

Tarana Pashayeva, PhD (Medicine), Clinical Psychologist, Head of LOQOS Psychological Centre, Azerbaijan
Problems and prospects of early development of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Nurlana Aliyeva, Azerbaijan
13:30
Lunch
14:30
Session III: Availability and quality of health care tailored to specific needs
Moderator
Antonina Steynberg, Produsser of the Congress “Fərqli Fərdlər”, Project for support of people with Asprger`s Syndrome and autism “Autistic City”, person with autism, Russia
Speakers
Anna Portnova, Doctor of Medicine, psychiatrist, head of the department of clinical and pathogenetic problems of child and adolescent psychiatry at the V.P. Serbsky National Medical Research Centre of Psychiatry and Drug Addiction of the Ministry of Health of the Russia
Maryam Gamzaeva, Сlinical psychologist,senior psychologist - "Clear Morning" service specialist,Azerbaijan-Rusiya

Cerebral Palsy (Cerebral Palsy): debunking myths

Ivan Bakaidov, Programmer with cerebral palsy, blogger, Russia
Fidan Isazadeh, Blogger, child with cerebral palsy, Azerbaijan
Speakers
Yelisey Osin, Psychiatrist, Russia
15:30
Coffee break
15:40
Session IV: Careers for people with special needs
Moderator
Tatyana Mikayilova, Founder of the educational platform Edutainment.az, Founder of the “Business Woman of Azerbaijan”, Azerbaijan
Speakers
Ayshan Mammadova, Psychologist, ABA specialist, Azerbaijan
Barbara Bissonnette, Principal, Forward Motion Coaching, Career Development Coaching for Individuals with Asperger’s/Autism, Training and Consultations for Parents and Professionals, USA
Vladislav Malashenko, Founder of Good Bread From Good People, Ukraine
Как брать на работу людей с особенностями в развитии
17:00
Session IV: Advanced Technologies for People with Special Needs
Speakers
Qachay Mirzoyev, General manager, Microsoft Azerbaijan
Katerina Markova, Psychologist, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist (CBT), Co-founder of ANIMAGO, innovative online platform for psychological assistance to children, Russia
Topic of the speech: "Online platforms for psychological assistance to children with neurotypical development and autism"
Martins Zalans, CEO
BUGADDY - technical innovations for the social growth of non-NT people
18:00
Closing remarks from the organizers of the congress