FEELING THE MUSIC & SOCIAL-HAPTIC COMMUNICATION
Russ Palmer, SRAT(M)
Riitta Lahtinen, PhD
Riitta Lahtinen has defended Haptices and Haptemes, her PhD thesis, in 2008. The thesis has been awarded an innovative prize in Finland. She is involved in running International Workshops on Communication Methods for deafblind people, couples, interpreters and professionals in Europe and Scandinavia, focusing on the needs of deafblind people, and training interpreters, planning University academic courses and publications.
"Feeling the Music for People with a Dual-Sensory Impairment", is to share his enthusiasm for music with people with Sensory Impairment and with those with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD), to help improve their own quality of life.
FEELING THE MUSIC &