Prof. Dr. Jan van Dijk (Emeritus Professor)

Curriculum Vitae:Dr. Jan van Dijk

Name: 

  • Dr. Jan van Dijk (professor Emeritus)

Education:

  • Teacher of the Deaf
  • Ph.D in Special Education and Clinical Psychology

Professional Career:

  • 2001 – present: international consultant and lecturer
  • 1991 – 2001  Professor ‘Sensory Impairment’ Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • 1981 – 1990  Head Diagnostic Center Institute for the Deaf, Sint-Michielsgestel, Netherlands
  • 1965 – 1980  Head Deafblind department, Institute for the Deaf,  Sint-Michielsgestel, Netherlands 
  • 1963 – 1964  Teacher of the deafblind, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown.Mass.USA
  • 1958 – 1962  Teacher of the deaf, Institute for the Deaf,  Sint-Michielsgestel, Netherlands  

Major Publications on:

  • Congenital Rubella Syndrome
  • Challenging behaviours
  • Curriculum for deafblind children
  • Assessment
  • Syndromes

Awards:

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Award
  • Anne Sullivan Award
  • The IAEDB Distinguished Services Award
  • Knighted by the Queen of the Netherlands for his services to deaf persons with autism

Areas of special interest:

  • Assessment of children with multiple disabilities and challenging behaviours