The Scientific Programme Committee encourages you to submit your abstracts for FCEI 2020 "Deaf Children, Families and Services - Embracing Diversity for Brighter Futures ". The abstracts should be written in English, the official language of the event.
Abstract Submission Deadline: 4th of November 2019
Notification of Acceptance: 2nd of December 2019
Types of Contributions
You can present your papers either as oral/signed presentations or as posters. We encourage you to submit presentations in accordance with the conference topic.
Presentations will be assigned to slots of about 20 minutes. You will be informed about the session theme and the time of your presentation about two months before the event. Oral/signed presentations can be held either in English or ASL. In case you consider presenting in any other Sign Language you will be required to provide interpretation into English.
There will be translations from and into English and ASL. (Austrian Sign Language will be provided as required). In addition Speech to Text interpreting in English we will available.
Your poster will be exhibited on Friday during the main conference. The poster sessions will provide an opportunity for authors to display the results and conclusions of their papers and to present their works face to face to individuals.
Due to a limited number of oral/signed presentation slots the Scientific Programme Committee reserves the right to decide on the final mode of presentation.
Submission Guidelines for Oral/Signed and Poster Presentations
Abstracts should only be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please use this form to submit your abstract or poster.
If possible, abstracts should be based on any of the following topic areas according to the principles of our international consensus document on best practice in family centred early intervention (Consensus Paper).
Presentations on practical implementations of the principles are welcome as long as they are subject to some type of evaluation process.
We explicitly welcome presentations from both established and emerging programmes and those which support families with deaf and hoh children with the full spectrum of needs (peer support as well as professional support).
- Early, Timely, & Equitable Access to Services
- Family/Provider Partnerships
- Informed Choice and Decision Making
- Family Social & Emotional Support
- Family Infant Interaction
- Use of Assistive Technologies and Supporting Means of Communication
- Qualified Providers
- Collaborative Teamwork
- Progress Monitoring
- Program Monitoring
Abstracts may not be longer than 300 words (except figures).
- Files should be in MS Word format only
- Figures and tables should be embedded in the form and not supplied separately
- Please make sure that you use normal fonts in the form as much as possible
After notification of acceptance of the abstract the submission guidelines for the final paper/poster will be sent to you.