Bridging communication barriers

Mission

Hearing and communication is at the heart of our work. Royal Dutch Kentalis is the pre-eminent specialist in the area of assessment, care and education for persons who are deaf, hard-of-hearing or deafblind, and to those who have a Developmental Language Disorder. 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.

 

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Reading Coaches not only know the theory and methods for teaching reading to Deaf learners, they are also equipped with the skills to train and coach teachers. Teachers need to be confident in applying the skills they have learned, they are the pioneers for this method in their country.

Contact

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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...

News

Looking back TDL2019
14-11-2019

Kentalis looks back on a very successful 3rd edition of Teaching Deaf Learners (TDL) conference. This is apparent from the many positive responses about the presentations and organization of this international congress. TDL attracted around 250 participants from more than 30 different countries. The speakers also came from various corners of the world.

Events

19-09-2020

On 19 September 2020, Leiden University presents the HANDS! Festival to showcase the beauty of sign languages in Africa and the Netherlands, on the occasion of World Deaf Day and the Leiden Africa…

May 27th-30th 2020

5th International Conference on family – centred early intervention for children who are deaf or hard of hearing

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…

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…