November 10th, 2018
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November 8th, 2018
On October 31st, Evelien Dirks defended her research on social and emotional functioning in very young children with moderate hearing loss and was granted a well-deserved doctorate. Evelien faced some challenging questions, for example addressing the implications of this important and pioneering work for treatment, but she could easily and convincingly bridge this gap between scientific research and clinical practice in her responses. Congratulations Dr. Dirks, and we now welcome you as an alumnus of the Focus on Emotions lab!
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October 1st, 2018
On 20 September, Prof. Johan Frijns (Department of Otorhinolaryngology, LUMC) and Yung-Ting visited CRRCHSI, the state-level rehabilitation center for hearing and speech impairment headquartered in Beijing, China. The tour in the center, led by the deputy directors Dr. Wei Liang and Dr. Liyan Wang, showed how children who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) are actively supported and cared.
During the afternoon lecture (see poster shown on the rightmost above; click to enlarge), Johan shared with the audience the intervention procedures and rehabilitation programs administered at the LUMC, while Yung-Ting talked about her eye-tracking project on DHH children and the data collection in Taiwan.
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