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As our project draws to a close we are starting to think about the impact we’ve had and the next steps for our research. The evaluation we received from the conference has been invaluable for this and we include some samples here. We feel we were successful in raising awareness...

Our project report is now available: Roma families and deaf children We hope you find it an interesting read. We would love to hear what you think so please let us have any feedback.  

It was our end of project conference on Saturday 3rd November. We had a fantastic day; thank you to all our speakers and delegates. Wonderful LEEDS Univ colleagues that made this first conference on deaf Roma children happen today. We hope the first of many #deafRoma pic.twitter.com/9UHjnaFPZr — Ruth Swanwick...

Paul Simpson Paul Simpson is the National Executive Officer of the British Association of Teachers of the Deaf (BATOD). He edits the Association magazine as part of his role.He has worked in a secondary school for deaf children where he was housemaster, and as a peripatetic teacher, head of specialist...

BATOD is very pleased to be involved in this project. It is important to find out what works well in supporting deaf children from Roma families but BATOD is also keen to be involved in a future project researching issues related to migrant children from all over the world. They...

We’ve written a summary of some articles and reports about Roma communities and deafness that we’ve found useful. We’ve included a link to an open access version where available. ARACELI, Á., IGNACIO, D. C., MANUELA, V., A., A. L., ANNA, G. N., ALICIA, L. N., A., M. P. M. &...

We are delighted to announce the details for our project conference entitled Roma families and deaf children: Multi-professional understandings It will be held on Saturday 3 November, 10:00-16:00 Michael Sadler Building Leeds LS2 9JB Speakers include: Ewa Jamroz, Migration Yorkshire Ruth Swanwick and Jess Elmore, University of Leeds : Roma...

Jess Elmore our Research Assistant has successfully completed her PhD at the University of Sheffield. Her thesis entitled Information sharing in ESOL classes: People, objects and places provides a constructivist case study of two community ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes. I explored the intersection of the practices...

The Roma Project team will be meeting at The Ear Foundation on Friday 27th April 2018 to discuss the latest project development. This will include: an update on the survey data collected so far final plans for the institutional case studies final plans for the individual case studies to finalise...