Growing up, walk, learn and live

  


Growing up, walk, learn and live

A Cornelia develop, he or she will move around, learn by visiting a school or care center. At a certain age there need to be a fulfilling day program. Working or maybe just spreading love and and allow the society to show its best in including people that are different in daily life.Every child has a right to be teached the skills required for the best possible quality of life. Let's see what we have here..And with so much activity we all need a place to live. It might come a time that the nesting period is over and our Cornelia needs to fly out: Adolescence and transition to a new living environment

Meet our experts

We are doing our best to invite those from around the world that can give you the insights you hope for. Both professors, teachers, experienced parents or siblings will discuss the topics for the best quality of life possible. Our motto; TOGETHER!

Bernadette Dalingwater

Bernadette Dalingwater

Bernadette has just launched her new business: The Sibling Voice, giving a strong voice to the family member that is sometimes forgotten. 

Michael Feeney, Bernadette's brother, passed away in 2017 one week shy of his 61st birthday. Bernadette has lived the life of a sibling to someone with cdls for 52yrs. She speaks truthfully and openly about a life of challenges and joy mixed with a constant search to find balance. Bernadette runs workshops and speaks to and about being a sibling to a person with special needs. Feel free to seek her out and chat.

Bernadette is a sibling of a person that had CdLS. Bernadette is the federation leader for Canada  and has been President of CdLS Canada for 25 years. 

Eline van Rooij

Eline van Rooij

Eline is a educational psychologist at Kentalis Rafael, Sint-Michielsgestel, The Netherlands, a school for children with multi sensory impairments, especially with vision and hearing impairments.

She is coördinator of the Deafblind Education Outreach Supportteam.

As a school they work together with the University of Groningen to develop effective interventions and make them evidence based.

Eline has experience in assessment, intervention programs, curriculum development and coaching with video analysis, with special focus on the communicative potentials of students with multi sensory impairments. Among them also students with CdLs. She has presented in the CdLs conference in Argentina (2013)

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