On May 12th, Tirza van der Straaten successfully defended her PhD dissertation at Leiden University: "Opportunities within and after Rehabilitation for Patients with Hearing Loss".
Her PhD included a groundbreaking, nation-wide study on how on deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) children do in primary and secondary education. An important step towards more awareness and knowledge on what is needed for better social inclusion and equity in education for all children. You can read Tirza’s dissertation here.
Congrats, Dr. Tirza!