Our professors

With the support of Kentalis, professorial chairs are established at Dutch universities reflecting the specific expertise in language and communication. 

Chair Language Development Disorders - Constance Vissers

Constance Vissers has been appointed Professor by special appointment of Language Development Disorders at Radboud University’s Faculty of Social Sciences, in Nijmegen.

Constance Visser

Professor Vissers’ aim is to gain deeper insight into the neuropsychology of language development disorders, in order to strengthen the expertise available for the increasingly diverse target groups at Kentalis.

Chair Deaf Education

Kentalis has an extraordinary chair in Deaf Education at the Radboud University Nijmegen. The chair is located at the Behavioral Science Institute (graduate school) and the Department of Special Educational Needs. The chair was held by Harry Knoors from 2003 to June 2022. His successor will be announced soon.

Chair Multiple Communication Disorder and Deafblindness

The University of Groningen and Kentalis are working together on practice-oriented scientific research. The chair "Development and learning of people with multiple communicative disabilities and people with congenital or early acquired deafblindness" will start in mid-2022.