Bridging communication barriers


Hearing and communication is at the heart of our work. Royal Dutch Kentalis is the pre-eminent specialist in the area of diagnostics, care and education for persons who are deaf, hard-of-hearing or deafblind, and to those who have a language impairment. With or without an intellectual disability or autism. 


Do you want to learn more about audiology? Is your organization looking for an introduction course on inclusive education or language disorders? Or are you searching for latest publications in deaf education? We offer consultancy and training services for you.


Learning pit

"Thank you for boosting us" is the titel of the second blog from Kentalis project manager Emmie Wienhoven about Video Interaction Guidance. Emmie highlights the prerequisites and supporting strategies within the Reading project that are pivotal to it’s success.


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Kentalis International Foundation is the international project office of the Royal Dutch Kentalis. We exchange knowledge with international professionals around the world. We facilitate our colleagues in (European) exchange, we participate in and organize international events and we operate as a knowledge broker. Linking expertise to the specific needs of our partners.

Kentalis offers three courses in the field of Inclusive Early Childhood Development (ECD) for the deaf child. All of them are CPD certified. Provided by Deaf facilitators. 

The Uganda National Association of the Deaf (UNAD) and Kentalis partnered to develop a training manual to train parents of Deaf children in Uganda. What is the experience of Simon about this partnership? And what is it that Bernadatte takes home from the conference Teaching Deaf Learners? Four partners are talking about their experiences...


regional seminar Tanzania

Since 2014 Kentalis International partners with the Archbishop Mihayo University College of Tabora (AMUCTA) in Tanzania. Jointly we developed a Bachelor degree teacher training programme for Inclusive Secondary Education (BEDSN) for deaf and hard of hearing students. In this project innovative teaching methods were adopted, with a focus on visualization techniques and informal learning. 



September 19-21, 2019

The Conference will be held in Rome and will address issues such as the development and assessment of new technology-aided programs for supporting communication in people with intellectual and…

6th to 9th July 2020.

ICED is the international forum for sharing evidence-based practice, research and ideas about education of Deaf / hard of hearing students. 

November 06-08, 2019

How can deaf and hard-of-hearing students best be taught given their individual strengths and needs? This question is at the core of the third edition of this inspiring conference.

26 to 28 September 2019

Preparing deaf learners for life and independence

Call for contributions

Teachers, professionals, lecturers, researchers, service providers and service users, policy…

12-16 August 2019

Hosted by Able Australia, 17th Deafblind International World Conference will be held on the Gold Coast, Australia on 12-16 August 2019.

The conference will offer the most up to date…

23 to 27 July 2019


The Congress theme, "Sign Language Rights for All" as the overarching theme of the XVIII World Congress of the World…