BATOD
The British Association of Teachers of the Deaf
Promoting Excellence in Deaf Education

Calendar

Conferences planned in the Regions and nationally

(including those of other organisations)

Date Organisation Topic Venue
February
21The Ear FoundationSound to words: the brilliance of babies in one yearThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
25British LibraryFamily Day - Festival of MapsBritish Library, London
27 - 2 MarThe Ear FoundationIntensive Training Week: Primary AgedThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
28TJ Audiology ServicesMasking in AudiometryNewbury College, Berkshire
28NDCSMeeting the social care needs of deaf children and young peopleGround Floor South, Castle House, 37- 45 Paul Street, London EC2A 4LS
March
4 - 5Best School of Linguistics (BSL)ClassifiersCalderdale College, Halifax
4NDCSSupporting the achievement of deaf children in early year settings (free pilot workshop for mainstream professionals)Ground Floor South, Castle House, 37- 45 Paul Street, London EC2A 4LS
7NDCSAssessing the educational progress of deaf children and young peopleBristol
10 - 11BATOD, Ear Foundation and University of ManchesterPositive futures for deaf children - optimising outcomesManchester Conference Centre
12BATOD National Executive CouncilAssociation BusinessManchester
14AVUKSupporting children with hearing loss in the early yearsThe Elizabeth Foundation, Portsmouth
14NDCSHealthy MIndsGateshead
15The Ear FoundationKnowing Me, Knowing You: Understanding Theory of Mind in the Primary YearsThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
15 The Welsh Centre for cleft lip and palateSupporting the speech development of children with cleft palate (free training; contact Niamh.ward2@wales.nhs.uk)Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend
17The Ear FoundationTeaching writing to children with hearing loss – with Prof. Connie MayerBromley, Greater London
21The Ear FoundationDeveloping imaginative play: young children with hearing lossThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
April
1 - 2Best School of Linguistics (BSL)Syntax and grammarCalderdale College, Halifax
3The Ear FoundationBabies and toddlers with cochlear implants: a sound startThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
5TJ Audiology ServicesBSA Certificate Impression taking (5 yrs and older),Berkshire - exact location tbc
18 - 19The Ear FoundationProfessionals Listening and Responding: a 2 Day course on Developing Non-Professional Counselling SkillsThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
24 - 25Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust3rd Paediatric and Hearing Aid Masterclasstba
27BATOD SIG and Burwood Park Foundation Deaf PlusAutism and Deafness: Training and Information Sharing Day burwood@ewing-foundation.org.ukThe Bridge Conference Centre 251 Hungerford Road London N7 9LD
28The Ear FoundationCommunication, language and cognition: assessment for children with hearing lossThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
May
3 - 5City UniversityBSL Production Test training courseCity University, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB
3The Ear FoundationBabies and toddlers with cochlear implants: a sound startThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
5The Ear FoundationLEGO therapyThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
5 - 6BATOD Steering GroupAssociation BusinessBirmingham
6 - 7Best School of Linguistics (BSL)Space and locationCalderdale College, Halifax
8The Ear FoundationComplex language development for children with hearing lossThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
15 - 18The Ear FoundationIntensive Training Week: Early Intervention – Developing Listening and Spoken LanguageThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
16The Ear FoundationSpeech acousticsThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
16 - 18TJ Audiology ServicesBSA Certificate Audiometry and TympanometryBerkshire - exact location tbc
19The Ear FoundationAssessments: Better Targets, Better Teaching & TherapyThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
22The Ear FoundationTwo-day course - Listening with the third ear: counselling skills for audiologists (Day 2 - 3rd July)The Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
23The Ear FoundationThe questions of working with diverse populationsThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
23 - 25Audiology PlanetThe Paediatric Audiology CourseLondon
23TJ Audiology ServicesBSA Certificate Impression takingBerkshire - exact location tbc
24TJ Audiology ServicesBSA Certificate Paediatric Impressions (age 0-5 years),Berkshire - exact location tbc
June
5The Ear FoundationDeveloping language and literacy in the early yearsThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
6TJ Audiology ServicesMasking and tympanometry refresher courseBerkshire - exact location tbc
8NDCS Right from the StartAston University Campus, Birmingham B4 7ET
10 - 11Best School of Linguistics (BSL)Modifiers courseCalderdale College, Halifax
10BATOD National Executive CouncilAssociation BusinessBelfast
12 - 15The Ear FoundationComplex Needs WeekThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
19The Ear FoundationChildren with cochlear implants: slow to progressThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
20 - 22Anne Davies & Queen Margaret UniversityHearing Aids: The Inside TrackQueen Margaret University, Edinburgh
24adeptAnnual conferenceScottish Sensory Centre, Edinburgh
26The Ear FoundationWords are not enough: the development of pragmatic communication skills in children with hearing lossThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
29 - 30British Society of AudiologyAnnual conference - Audiology and the Greater GoodMajestic Hotel, Harrogate
July
3The Ear FoundationTwo-day course - Listening with the third ear: counselling skills for audiologists (Day 1 - 22nd May)The Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
5BATOD EastChildren with CI - slow to progress (10am to 4pm)West Suffolk House, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3SP
14The Ear FoundationAssessing Children's Narrative SkillsBromley, Greater London
September
8 - 9BATOD Steering GroupAssociation BusinessBirmingham
14 - 15Hearing aids for musicConference - save the dateSchool of Music, University of Leeds
23BATOD National Executive CouncilAssociation BusinessBirmingham
October
20 - 21The Ear Foundation and A G BellEarly Intervention conferenceThe Wellcome Collection, London
November
8BATOD NorthAnnual conference - topic to be decided The Textile Centre, Huddersfield
18BATOD Steering GroupAssociation BusinessLondon
December
2BATOD National Executive CouncilAssociation BusinessLondon
March 2018
7 - 9South West London and St. George’s Mental Health Trust7th World Congress on Mental Health and DeafnessThe Grange St. Paul’s Hotel, London EC4V 5AJ
17BATODAnnual ConferenceLondon, tbc

Organisations included in this calendar:

Abbreviation Organisation
ADPSAchievements of Deaf Pupils in Scotland
BAABritish Academy of Audiology
BAAPBritish Association of Audiological Physicians
BACDABritish Association of Community Doctors in Audiology
BAEABritish Association of Educational Audiologists
BAOBritish Assoc of Otolaryngologists - Head & Neck Surgeons
BATODBritish Association of Teachers of the Deaf
BCIGBritish Cochlear Implant Group
BDABritish Deaf Association
BETTBritish Educational Technology for Teachers
BSABritish Society of Audiology
BSHAABritish Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists
BectaBritish Educational Communication technology Agency
CACDPCouncil for the Advancement of Communication with Deaf People
DCCAPDeaf Children's Communication Aids Provision
DELTADeaf Education through Listening and Talking
FEAPDAFédération Européenne des Associations de Professeurs de Déficients Auditifs (The European Federation of Associations of Teachers of the Deaf)
GTCGeneral Teaching Council
HOSSHISEHeads of Schools & Services for Hearing-Impaired Children in the South-East
ICEDInternational Congress on the Education of the Deaf
LGALocal Government Association
LSCLearning Skills Council
LSDALearning Skills Development Agency
MCITManchester Cochlear Implant Team
NASENNational Association for Special Educational Needs
NATEDNational Association for Tertiary Education with Deaf people
NCPAThe National Committee for Professionals in Audiology
NDCSNational Deaf Children's Society
QCAQualifications and Curriculum Authority
RCSLTRoyal College of Speech and Language Therapists
RNIDRoyal National Institute for Deaf People
SASLIScottish Association of Sign Language Interpreters
SEAGSouth Educational Audiologist Group
SENJITSpecial Educational Needs Joint Initiative for Training
SENSENational Deafblind and Rubella Association
SENSSASEN Support Services Association SERSEN South East Region Special Educational Needs Partnership
SIGNThe National Society for Mental Health and Deafness
SOECICSouth of England Cochlear Implant Centre
THRASSTeaching Handwriting Reading And Spelling Skills
VIEWProfessional Association of Teachers of Visually Impaired Children and Young People