Communication in individuals with Down syndrome – which future does the research predict?

31.8.2017 – 1.9.2017, at The National Library of Norway, Oslo.
The University of Oslo, in cooperation with The National Library of Norway, invites you to a conference on Down-syndrome and communication this autumn in Oslo. The conference will be held at The National Library of Norway between August 31st and September 1st, 2017.

The topic of this conference is communication in its broadest sense. This encompasses for example speech, all modalities of language, hearing, understanding, reading and writing, as well as interaction and social functioning.

The purpose of this conference will be to share knowledge, and to present the most recent research on this important topic. We therefor invite researchers and students to submit their proposals. Papers and posters are welcome on all the above mentioned topics. The abstract for poster or oral presentation should not exceed 250 words. Please submit via e-mail to:

Important dates:
  • Deadline for abstract submission: June 1st
  • Notification of outcome of submission: June 15th
  • Deadline for registration: August 10th.
We hope to reach a wide group of professionals, encompassing researchers, practitioners and students. Additionally, the conference will be open to all interested public. We encourage you to forward this information to other who
might be interested.

Web page for more information and registration: