Organising Committee

Main Organising Committee

Ulla Konkarikoski
Executive Director, LapCI – The Finnish Association of Cochlear Implant Recipient Children
ulla.konkarikoski@lapci.fi

Marianne Rintala
Project Coordinator, LapCI – The Finnish Association of Cochlear Implant Recipient Children
marianne.rintala@lapci.fi

Scientific Chair

Ritva Torppa
PhD, Speech therapist
ritva.torppa@helsinki.fi

Co-Chairs

Accessibility in Education and Lifelong Learning:
Birgitta Vuorinen,
Parent of CI-adolescent,
Counsellor for Education, head of group
Ministry of Education and Culture

Design for all:
Sari Hirvonen-Skarbö
M.A., Accessibility Advicer
Vice President of EURO-CIU

Health Economics:
Pekka Lapinleimu
Executive Director, The Finnish Federation of Hard of Hearing (FFHOH)
ENT-specialist, Audiologist

Multilingualism:
Eila Lonka
PhD, Speech therapist

Søren Berg Rasmussen

Music and Cognitive Development:
Ritva Torppa
PhD, Speech therapist

Leena Hasselman
Executive Director, LapCI – The Finnish Association of Cochlear Implant Recipient Children (on leave until 30.6.2017)

Peer Support and Rehabilitation:
Ilona Maula-Tervo, M.Soc.Sci.
Project Coordinator, The Finnish Federation of Hard of Hearing

Maire Paltare
M.A., President of CiTo, The Finnish Federation of Hard of Hearing

 

 

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