Events & News
Events & News
Events & News
May 12, 2022

Tirza successfully defended her PhD dissertation on DHH children and adults


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On May 12th, Tirza van der Straaten successfully defended her PhD dissertation at Leiden University

"Opportunities within and after Rehabilitation for Patients with Hearing Loss"

Her PhD included a groundbreaking, nation-wide study on how on deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) children do in primary and secondary education. An important step towards more awareness and knowledge on what is needed for better social inclusion and equity in education for all children. You can read Tirza’s dissertation here.

Congrats, Dr. Tirza!