The International Chess Federation, together with its Chess in Education Commission, Commission for the Disabled and FIDE Social Commission, is pleased to announce the 2nd FIDE Educational Seminar "Chess for children with an autism spectrum disorder. Learn & teach”.
Following the success of the 1st seminar held earlier this year, the event will take place on October 2-3, 2021 at 15:00 - 18:00 CEST. It aims to give core knowledge to potential chess teachers/coaches on opportunities for using chess in educating kids with autistic spectrum disorder, to present a special programme developed by speakers over the year 2021 and to provide the necessary training of teachers as well as support for project development.
Teaching chess to children with autism spectrum disorder has a positive impaсt on their communication abilities, speech, thinking, self-esteem and confidence.
Speakers of the seminar will talk about the ways of teaching chess to children with autism spectrum disorder and explain their methodology covering the following topics:
• What is autism spectrum disorder?
• How to teach chess to children with autism?
• How to prepare the classroom? What else to pay attention to?
Apart from the project leaders Anastasia Sorokina, FIDE Vice-President and Dana Reizniece-Ozola, FIDE Managing Director, the list of speakers includes:
How to register:
For registration, please, please fill the form: https://cutt.ly/aWPwoHj before September 30, 2021.
On October 01 all the registered participants will receive the access link to the online seminar.
All participants who successfully pass a test will get a certificate of attendance.
For further inquiries please contact:
Anastasia Sorokina, FIDE Vice President