Dear colleagues, co-workers and friends
The Panhellenic Association of Logopedists invites you to the 14th – 1st Panhellenic International Congress of Speech and Language Therapy “Building Bridges” which will be conducted at 28, 29 and 30 May 2021 in digital form with the collaboration of the Turkish Association of Speech and Language Therapists and speakers from Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Romania and Estonia.
To improve clinical effectiveness all speech therapists, whether experienced or not, need to be knowledgeable about current theoretical approaches and the recent methods of treating speech disorders.
The goal of the Congress is an overview of recent developments focusing on sectors of therapy, early intervention, assessment and the promising application of the accomplishments of current research and new technologies.Another objective of this congress is to promote the interdisciplinary nature of research and the cooperation with other related professionals (doctors, special education teachers, psychologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, teachers etc.) in the intervention of speech, language and communication difficulties. The Congress offers the advantages of a broader scientific digital meeting due to participation of internationally recognized speakers and highly distinguished Greek scientists.
During the oral presentations, specialized workshops will take place for those participants who are looking for more experiential education and scientific experience. Furthermore, the participants of the Congress will have the opportunity to attend, without any additional cost, two webinars with related scientific content, before the congress in dates that will be announced shortly.
The Congress includes many different scientific sections with a focus on the following areas:
- Neurodevelopmental disorders in childhood: Clinical and Research Topics
- Participation and Activity – Quality of life
- Multiculturalism – Language Development
- Selective Mutism
- Children with Cochlear implant
- Promoting communication in adulthood
We invite you to participate actively in the congress «Building Bridges » and to contribute to its success by using your expertise, enthusiasm and innovative ideas.
Speech & Language Therapist, PhD
President of the Scientific Committee
Speech & Language Therapist
President of the Organising Committee
The congress aims at showing the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary nature of research and therapy approaches to speech and communication disorders/impairments. The main goal of the congress is not only to provide an overview of the recent developments in the field of speech and language therapy, but also to try to focus on every scientific aspect, such as prevention, therapy, evaluation, as well as on the most promising therapeutic future applications of current research and technology. A number of influential researchers from abroad have been invited to participate at the congress. The Panhellenic Association of Logopedists has always aspired to broaden its collaboration with other associations of speech therapists. The collaboration of the Turkish Association of Speech and Language Therapists (DKTD) is inaugurating a new era of common effort at promoting the field of speech and language therapy.
The congress is addressed to a wide array of experts including mental health specialists (speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, etc.), medical doctors (psychiatrists, child psychiatrists, neurologists, child neurologists, pediatricians, ear, nose and throat experts, and voice specialists), education professionals (nursery school teachers, primary school teachers, special education teachers), linguists, neuropsychologists, research scientists, and students.
Paper acceptance notification date: 19 March 2021
Webinar dates: 03 April 2021 & 08 May 2021
Congress dates: 28-30 May 2021
The deadline for sending the poster’s pdf & 3min optional presentation video of your research is the 20th of April 2021
|Non PAL members, other||90€|
* Students must send a valid Identity Document to the Congress secretary with their registration form
|WORKSHOPS||PAL/DKTD members, Non PAL members, other||Students|
* Registration to the congress is a requirement for workshop attendance.
** For the attendance of more than 3 workshops a reduced fee of 10 euros per workshop is required.
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