Experts

Linde Terpstra
L.J. (Linde) Terpstra
Function
BA Social Work
Expertise
  • Work with young people who have multiple communication difficulties
  • Deaf culture

Project experiences

Loes Wauters
L.N. (Loes) Wauters PhD
Function
Senior researcher Kentalis Academy
Expertise

The language, reading, and math development of deaf and hard of hearing learners.

expert Marieke Vlooswijk
M. (Marieke) Vlooswijk
Function
Teacher for the Deaf and hard of hearing and coach in 21th Century skills and innovation of education.
Expertise

Language development, children with specific language disorders, Deaf and hard-of-hearing children, communication disorders, Dutch sign language, Deaf culture and vocabulary training.

Maria Brons
Dr. M. (Maria) Brons
Function
Manager Kentalis International
Expertise

Design of, fundraising for and implementation of International Knowledge Exchange Programs in the field of education and care.

Marianne Maas
M.E. (Marianne) Maas
Function
Program officer Kentalis Academy
Expertise

Knowledge exchange and deafblindness.

Marijke Bolwerk
M. (Marijke) Bolwerk
Function
Consultant at Kentalis Rafaël, a school for children with deafblindness
Expertise

Deafblindness, communication and deafblindness, education and development of children with deafblindness.

Marjolein Buré
C.M. (Marjolein) Buré
Function
Linguist, Educational Scientist
Expertise

Language development and reading of Deaf and Hard of Hearing children/youth, Bilingual Deaf Education, Principal Deaf Education, Teacher training, involved in development and lecturing of Master Pr

Mirjam Blumenthal
M. (Mirjam) Blumenthal
Function
Senior researcher
Expertise

Mirjam Blumenthal was trained as speech-language therapist and psychologist.

Nina Wolters-Leermakers
Dr. N. (Nina) Wolters
Function
Senior Researcher
Expertise

Research, deaf and hard-of-hearing youth, well-being, extending knowledge, presenting.

Suzanne Koonen
S.G. (Suzanne) Koonen
Function
Child psychologist Royal Dutch Kentalis Education
Expertise
  • Child psychologist/specialist child and educational studies, with experience in diagnostics and treatment, adapting to and integrating in multidisciplinary special education/daycare curricul