Courses and events for professionals working with deaf children
This page lists events and courses organised by NDCS as well as those run by
- NDCS education workshops
- e-Learning opportunities
- Post-graduate study
- Short courses and conferences during 2013
- Short courses and conferences during 2014
- Short courses and conferences during 2015
- Other courses
NDCS education workshops
In partnership with the Ear Foundation, NDCS is delivering a new series of workshops for professionals working to raise outcomes for deaf children. Topics include:
- Working memory: A programme to improve deaf children’s working memory skills
- Morphology: a programme to help develop deaf children’s literacy
- Assessments: a guide to specialist assessments available to identify, monitor and improve deaf children’s progress
- Self review and quality assurance: a workshop to identify and improve how your service contributes to deaf children’s outcomes
Tailored workshops on the above topics to meet your service’s specific needs are also available.
For more information, download our flyers for our education workshops below or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- Various eLearning courses, now with BAA CPD points, visit AudiologyOnline.
- American Academy of Audiology eAudiology offers online live and on-demand seminars, many free of charge.
- British Society of Audiology 'Lunch and Learn' lectures - recorded lectures in association with Phonak, with the opportunity to email speakers during a limited period of time following talk.
- Cochlear Academy offer a series of online presentations that have BAA CPD points about their cochlear implants, bone anchored hearing aids and accessories.
- Department of Health in partnership with the NHS and Professional Bodies, visit E-Learning for Healthcare.
- The Ida Institute offer modules through their e-Learning Lab which have BAA CPD points.
- Live International Otolaryngology Network (LION) A Worldwide video conferencing network dedicated to Otolaryngology.
- Recorded lectures given by international speakers are available to watch on Phonak eLearning site.
- To download presentations and view webcasts from previous Phonak conferences.
- Effective amplification for infants and children, CPD or MSc level module, University of Manchester, School of Psychological Sciences.
- The Ear Foundation’s 5th Virtual Conference; Teenagers with Hearing Loss: Promoting Achievement & Success, 11 December
- Aston University offers a Certificate In Audiology (Return to Work Programme), modules in diagnosis and management of ear disease, counselling skills, teaching relaxation to audiology patients, managing your tinnitus patient, basic ear care (wax removal), and an MSc in Clinical Health Management. Aston University Audiology Courses Booklet 2012 (4965 kb)
- Mary Hare Postgraduate Education, offers a PG Certificate Educational Studies (Early Years and Deafness) and other university courses in association with Oxford Brookes University and the University of Wales, Newport.
- Queen Margaret University, Edingburgh offers CPD courses in audiology.
- UCL Ear Institute offers advanced audiology masterclasses.
- University of Birmingham offers AdCert, BPhil, BPhil + MQ, PGCert, PGDip, PGDip + MQ, MEd level in Multisensory Impairment (Deafblindness) and BPhil Degree (Level H) or Postgraduate Diploma (Level M) in Teachers of Deaf Children with Hearing Impairment.
- University of Manchester offers part-time CPD or masters level modules in audiology including Effective amplification for infants and young children.
Short courses and conferences during 2013
- Complex Children with Cochlear Implants for Teaching Assistants, 13 November, Nottingham
- Working in Partnership: Making the most of Hearing Technology for Speech, 14 November, Nottingham
- Speech Acoustics for Beginners, 20 November, Nottingham
- Connie Mayer Study Day: Sign Bilingualism in the age of the Cochlear Implant, 21 November, Nottingham
- Non-Professional Counselling Skills: An Introduction, 26 November, Nottingham
- Behaviour Management: Deaf Children Under 11, 27 November, Nottingham
- Deaf Teenagers: Social and Emotional Issues, 28 November, Nottingham
- Considering a Cochlear Implant for Yourself or your Child? An Information Day for Families, 30 November, Nottingham
- Very Premature Babies who are Deaf, 3 December, Nottingham
- Teenagers with hearing loss; promoting achievement and success (virtual conference), 11th December
Short courses and conferences during 2014
- Counselling for Hearing Healthcare Professionals, (12 week course on Mondays) from 13 January, London
- Paediatric Assessment, (6 week course on Fridays), from 17 January, London
- Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Masterclass, 21-23 January, London
- Developing Spoken Language Using Daily Routines – leave the bag of toys in the car!, 29 January, Warrington
- Words are not enough: The development of pragmatic communication skills in children with hearing loss, 30 January, Warrington
- Steering A True Course (Leadership and Service Development in the Changing World of Audiology), 4–6 February, Middlesborough
- Paediatric Habilitation, (5 week course on Fridays), from 28 February, London
- Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Therapy Masterclass, 3-7 March, London
- Advanced Amplification and Aural Rehabilitation Masterclass, 4-7 March, London
- NHSP Annual Conference 2014, 25 March, London (further details to tba)
- American Academy of Audiology Annual Meeting & Audiology Now! Exhibition 2014, 26-29 March, Orlando, USA
- Vestibular Rehabilitation Masterclass, 9-11 April, London
- XXXII World Congress of Audiology, 3-7 May, Brisbane, Australia
- Electric Response Audiometry; Principles, Techniques and Clinical Applications, 19-23 May, Manchester
- Auditory Processing Disorders Masterclass, 3-5 June, London
- HEAL 2014 (HEaring Across the Lifespan): "Early intervention: the key to better hearing care", 5-7 June, Lake Como, Italy
- 2nd International Congress on Family-Centred Early Intervention for Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, 11-13 June, Austria
- 5th International Conference of the Coalition for Global Hearing Health, 5-26 July, Oxford
- 51st Inner Ear Biology Workshop, 30 August - 2 September, Sheffield
Academy of Doctors of Audiology 2014 Convention, 6-8 November, Las Vegas
Short courses and conferences during 2015
- American Academy of Audiology Annual Meeting & Audiology Now! Exhibition 2015, 25-28 March, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
If you run courses and events for professionals who work with deaf children and their families, and would like to tell NDCS members about them, please email email@example.com.
You may also be interested in training and events run by the National Children’s Bureau (NCB). Previous and current courses include successful commissioning, involving disabled children in choices and decisions, demystifying research evidence, involving disabled children in planning and reviews, supporting children, parents and families, and building a culture of participation. Further information here.