Child new to the UK? The challenges and solutions of supporting new arrivals with hearing loss
June 30, 2017
|Time||09.30 to 16.00|
|Venue||The Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK|
|Tickets||Standard Professional : £40.00|
One day conference for only £40... with Dr Lesley Jones – experienced lecturer and researcher in deafness who examines inequalities in health and ethnicity. With a packed programme looking at language, culture and practical support – there’s something for supporting children 0 -18
Research shows us, successful outcomes are based on early access to appropriately fitted technology, engaged families and knowledgeable professionals.
So how do we make this happen for new arrivals to the UK?
This new one day conference explores the issues, offers practical solutions and resources. For anyone supporting children with hearing loss new to the UK and their families: learn ways to support them to navigate the system, develop language and integrate to achieve at school. A multi-professional day, hear from researchers and experienced frontline staff. We’ll examine ways to adapt existing assessments, to measure outcomes and start to build an assessment pack for children newly arrived to the UK. Well hear what works .....and what we can learn from. You’ll leave with a deeper understanding of cultural competence and some practical ideas to support new arrivals with hearing loss to the UK.
Describe the challenges of supporting children with hearing loss new to the UK
Recall 3 facts about learning a new language
Recognise the emotional impact on families
An assessment pack for children newly arrived to the country
Identify cultural competence in your practice
Write 3 actions to put into practice, short, medium and long term
Acquire new resources and ways to measure outcomes
Programme (subject to change): Programme.pdf
Dr Lesley Jones