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The 24th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD) was this year (July 2016) held in Vilnius. Maria von Salish had organized a symposium on the impact of emotion understanding on adolescents’ mental health, with Susanne Denham as discussant. Both Neeltje and Evelien (B) presented their recent findings. Neeltje discussed how difficulties in understanding emotions is related to more depressive symptoms in adolescents with language impairments, whereas Evelien discussed the importance of moral emotions in adolescents with a hearing loss.