These family days will have several aims :
to offer opportunities for relaxation and socialising
to encourage the exchange of experiences between families from different areas
to inform families of recent changes in law and institutions
to enable families to become familiar with different methods of communication like French Sign Language and Cued Speech within special workshops.
Saturday 22 May
Following the development of new technologies is it still always necessary to support hearing impaired and deaf children and if so, in what way ?
Doctor Leman and Maurice Beccari Fisaf - National Educational Representative for family support.
workshop 1 : French Sign Language initiation
workshop 2 : LPC initiation
Sunday 23 May
A presentation of the recommendations of the Leading Health Authority on the support of deaf children from 0-6 years of age, by Michel Pons who has participated in different working groups already established. Discussion on the text and interest of his presentation.
Workshops for French Sign Language
Workshops for LPC
The afternoon will be free for exploring the area.
Free discussion concerning the institutional changes which are currently being implemented
The changes brought in by the creation of regional health agencies
The procedures for tenders
Monday 24 May
Research into deafness particularly genetic causes : recent findings and perspectives
A presentation from Dc Sandrine Marlin ; genetic specialist
Evaluation by Michel Kerdiles - President of Unapeda