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 2014
- Short courses and conferences during 2015
- Other courses
NDCS education workshops
In partnership with the Ear Foundation, NDCS delivers a range of workshops for professionals working to raise outcomes for deaf children. To find out more and to download booking forms, please click on the links below:
Working memory: A programme to improve deaf children’s working memory skills
- London, 19 June 2014: Working memory workshop London flyer (227 kb)
Morphology: a programme to help develop deaf children’s literacy
- London, 23 June 2014: Morphology workshop London flyer (228 kb)
Working memory / morphology (combined):
- Cardiff, 13 June 2014: Working memory and morphology workshop Cardiff flyer (228 kb)
- Belfast, 17 June 2014: Working memory and morphology workshop Belfast flyer (226 kb)
Assessments: a guide to specialist assessments available to identify, monitor and improve deaf children’s progress
- Edinburgh, 3 June 2014: Assessments workshop flyer (230 kb)
- Belfast, 26 June 2014: Assessments workshop Belfast flyer (227 kb)
- Warrington, 8 July 2014: Assessments workshop flyer (230 kb)
- London, 10 July 2014: Assessments workshop flyer (230 kb)
For more information about the above courses, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bespoke workshops on the above topics to meet your service’s specific needs are also available. Contact email@example.com for more information.
- 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.
- 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.
- The Deafness Cognition and Language Research Centre (DCAL) offers a Masters in Language Sciences (with specialisation in Sign Language Studies)
- Mary Hare Postgraduate Education, offers Postgraduate Diplomas in Educational Studies (Hearing Impairment, Educational Audiology, and Early Years and Deafness), and other postgraduate courses.
- Queen Margaret University, Edingburgh offers CPD courses in audiology.
- UCL Ear Institute offers advanced audiology masterclasses.
- University of Birmingham offers MEd/BPhil/Postgraduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Certificate/Advanced Certificate in Multisensory Impairment (Deafblindness), MEd/BPhil/Postgraduate Diploma for Teachers of Children with Hearing Impairment and Certificate/Advanced Certificate in Mental Health and Deafness.
- University of Manchester offers part-time CPD or masters level modules in audiology
Short courses and conferences during 2014
- Deaf Children with Complex Needs, 24 April, Kirklington
- Sound to Words: following babies with implants in the first year, 1 May, Nottingham
- XXXII World Congress of Audiology, 3-7 May, Brisbane, Australia
- It's Child's Play, 8 May, London
- Why so Wobbly? Balance and what you can do about it for children, 9 May, London
- Let me tell you! Story and narrative development for pre-school children, 14 May, Nottingham
- Listening with the Third Ear - Counselling Skills for Audiologists: With Kristina English, 19 May & 30 June (2 day course), Nottingham
- Electric Response Audiometry; Principles, Techniques and Clinical Applications, 19-23 May, Manchester
- Children with Cochlear Implants at Secondary School, 20 May, Nottingham
- 12th International Congress of the European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 31 May - 3 June, Dublin
- Deaf Children at Primary School for Teaching Assistants, 3 June, Nottingham
- 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
- Deaf Education 2014: Listening & Literacy, 13 June, Nottingham
- Children with Cochlear Implants in the Early Years, 17 June, Nottingham
- 13th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Auditory Technologies, 18-21 June, Munich, Germany
- Challenges in working with families: developing listening and spoken language - a refelective practice workshop, 20 June, Nottingham
- Public Health Planning for Hearing Impairment, 23 - 27 June, London
- Deaf Children at Secondary School for Teaching Assistants, 24 June, Nottingham
- Audiology and Patient Trust: With Kristina English, 1 July, Nottingham
- 5th International Conference of the Coalition for Global Hearing Health, 25-26 July, Oxford
- 51st Inner Ear Biology Workshop, 30 August - 2 September, Sheffield
- 6th World Congress on Mental Health and Deafness, 16-19 September, Belfast
- BAPO Annual Meeting, 19 September, Cambridge
- AAO-HNSF 2014 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO, 21-24 September, Orlando
- British Tinnitus Association Annual Conference, 23 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.