Neeltje van den Bedem, PhD
Neeltje studied Sign Linguistics and Pedagogical Sciences, and worked as a family counselor for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. In 2014 Neeltje started her PhD on the psychosocial development of children with a Developmental Language Disorder, under the supervision of Carolien, Prof. Julie Dockrell (UCL, London, UK), and Dr. Petra van Alphen (Royal Dutch Kentalis). Neeltje successfully defended her PhD thesis in March 2020. Currently she works as a postdoc on bullying at NeurolabNL, PI Prof. Berna Güroğlu; and on the effectiveness of "Preventive Intervention Team (PIT)", PI Prof. Hanna Swaab.