Communication in individuals with Down syndrome - which future does the research predict?

The University of Oslo (the DSL+ project), in cooperation with Norwegian network for Down syndrome, the Norwegian Research Forum on Down syndrome and The National Library of Norway, invites you to a conference on Down-syndrome and communication this autumn in Oslo. The conference will be held at The National Library of Norway

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The topic of this conference is communication in its broadest sense. This encompasses speech, all modalities of language, hearing, understanding, reading and writing, as well as interaction and social functioning.


The purpose of this conference will be to share knowledge, and to present the most recent research on this important topic. We therefor invite researchers and students to submit their proposals. Papers and posters are welcome on all the above mentioned topics. The abstract should not exceed 250 words. Please submit via e-mail to Kari-Anne Bottegaard Næss


Please click to download program here

Important deadlines

  • Deadline for abstract submission: June 1st
  • Notification of outcome of submission: June 15th
  • Deadline for registration: August 10th.


We hope to reach a wide group of professionals, encompassing researchers, practitioners and students. Additionally, the conference will be open to all interested public. We encourage you to forward this information to other who might be interested.


You can register for the conference here

The conference is free of charge.

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Please save the date, and contact us any time if you have any questions: Johanne Ostad


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Publisert 24. mars 2017 14:05 - Sist endret 21. aug. 2017 09:56