Working Conference for Researchers
16-17 November 2017 at Jönköping University
 
 
Engagement in Young Children
 
This conference on participation and engagement in young children in need of special support, focuses primarily on the preschool-aged children's most influential environments outside the family. 

The following key research themes, regarding theories and research methods, will be addressed:
• Development of theoretical models supported by empirical data to describe participation in children
• Methodology when studying environments, e.g family, preschool and health care settings, that children with and without a need for special support experience and how environmental characteristics affect children’s participation?
• The relations between environmental factors and participation for children with typical development and children in need of special support, differences and similarities.

The conference is arranged by CHILD, the Swedish Institute for Disability Researchand the Center for Disability and Development Research. This conference is financed by the Swedish Research Council and therefore free of charge for participants. 

All Researchers Welcome
All researchers and PhD-students in related areas/projects are welcome! Sign up before 31 October. If you can not make it to Jönköping, we hope to broadcast the morning sessions live on YouTube. 

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Key Note Speakers
Conference Program
Invitation in English