Times are expressed as Central European Time – CET.

10:00 – 12:30 Keynote sessions

10:00 – 10:15 Introduction

10:15 – 11:15 Keynote session 1: Working with parents of deaf children in multilingual contexts: the role of deaf language specialists

Joanna Hoskin, Speech and Language Therapist, City, University of London, and Lenka Novakova, Deaf Advisor, National Deaf Services

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11:30 – 12:30 Keynote session 2: Supporting families of deaf children in multilingual contexts – a clinical perspective

Elisabeth Hamilton and Catherine Totten, Bradford Teaching Hospitals, Yorkshire Auditory Implant Services (YAIS)

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13:00 – 13:45 Facilitated seminars

Multi-professional approaches to early support and intervention: Responding to language and communication diversity among families of deaf children 

group A: Elisabeth Hamilton and Jeni Bickley – Silvana Huertas Penen, Cora Caron, Sanjana Sankar, Nathalie Czeke and Marie Joe Kfoury

group B: Jérôme Schultz and Anne Vilain – Kristina Burum, Elettra Casellato, Yifan Wang, Alina Schulte and Elodie Sabatier

group C: Brigitte Charlier and Catherine Hage – Lyan Porto, Julia Chiossi, Niloofar Tavakoli, Monica Ashokumar and Lucie Van Bogaert.

NB: the seminars are exclusively for the ESRs and the facilitators. Everyone is invited to the plenary session at 14:00!


14:00 – 15:15 Plenary session

14:00 – 14:15 Feedbacks from the facilitators

14:15 – 15:15 Discussion with the consortium