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
April
27BATOD SIG and Burwood Park Foundation Deaf PlusAutism and Deafness: Training and Information Sharing DayThe 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
1Mary Hare SchoolOpen Day for families and childrenMary Hare School, Newbury RG14 3BQ
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
12The Ear FoundationsmiLE Therapy: Stage 1 TrainingThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
13BATOD ScotlandPromoting Positive WellbeingJury's Inn, Union Square, Guild Street, Aberdeen AB11 5RG
15 - 18The Ear FoundationIntensive Training Week: Early Intervention – Developing Listening and Spoken LanguageThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
16 - 18TJ Audiology ServicesBSA Certificate Audiometry and TympanometryBerkshire - exact location tbc
16The Ear FoundationSpeech acousticsThe Ear Foundation, Nottingham, UK
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
23TJ Audiology ServicesBSA Certificate Impression takingBerkshire - exact location tbc
23 - 25Audiology PlanetThe Paediatric Audiology CourseLondon
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
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
12NDCSSupporting deaf students in post-16 settings: a training day for Teachers of the DeafNDCS, Castle House, 37-45, Paul Street, London EC2A 4LS
14The Ear FoundationAssessing Children's Narrative SkillsBromley, Greater London
22 - 25DELTASummer school for deaf primary school aged children and their familiesCardiff Metropolitan University Campus
22 - 25DELTASummer School for deaf babies, pre-school children and their familiesCardiff Metropolitan University Campus
23DELTAUsing the Natural Aural Approach – the Importance of Audiology and an Informed Teacher of the Deaf.Danescourt Primary School Cardiff CF5 2SN
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 Study Day - Teaching Deaf Children Today 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