6th World Congress on Mental Health and Deafness
Riddel Hall, Queen's University Belfast

16-19 September 2014
Pathways to Rights

Deaf Organisations & Professionals

Where: Kinghan Church 13 Botanic Ave, Belfast BT7 1JG

​BSL & ISL will be provided


16th September 2016


1030am – 12pm

Opening comments

Action on Hearing Loss – Jackie White
NI Deaf Youth Association – Michael Johnston
National Deaf Children’s Society – Alan Sheeran
Hands That Talk – Patricia McBride
Foyle Sign Language Centre – Sharon McAdams
St Georges Hospital – Herbert Klein
Mental Health on Deafness Northern Ireland – Martin Creed
Deaf Hear (Dublin) – Niall Keane
Irish Deaf Society (Dublin) – Elaine Grehan
British Deaf Association – Majella McAteer
Closing comments

12pm – 1pm

Review of exhibition

If you are interested in attending, please register here

Organising Committee

Brian Symington, MBE. President.

Dr. Ines Sleeboom-van Raaij.  Co-President/ESMHD President.

Dr. Margaret du Feu,  OBE. Chair of Scientific Committee.

Renata Sarmento. Manager.

Scientific Committee

Dr. Margaret du Feu, Ireland, Chair
Dr. Ines Sleeboom-van Raaij, The Netherlands
Dr. María Gascón-Ramos, UK
Dr. Tiejo van Gent, The Netherlands
Dr. Johannes Fellinger, Austria
Dr. Otilia Rodrigues, Australia
Ana García García, Spain
Dr. Cathy Chovaz, Canadá
Dr. Benito Estrada, México
Dr. Lauri Rush, USA
Dr. Robert Pollard, USA
Professor Marleen Jansen, The Netherlands
Dr. Maria Cecilia Moura, Brazil
Dr. Katherine Rogers, UK
Dr. Joanna Kobosko, Poland

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