We Are Representing South African Families at FCEI 2016 in Austria!

Decibels of Love Founder and Parent, Chevone Petersen, has been awarded a parent scholarship to attend the 3rd International Family Centred Early Intervention (FCEI) Congress  in 2016 from the 15th to 17th June.

The FCEI theme for 2016 is “For Every Child and Family“, regonising the diversity and unique needs of families raising children who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing and the variety of services that is required to ensure an individual approach that meets with the support needs of the child and the family within the context of their daily challenges that will enable a tailored approach to family centred intervention.

Attending this congress and representing South African families will allow us to learn from other countries and engage in discussions around evidence based practice around the world, whilst developing crucial relationships that will complement our family centered outreach work.

We are humbled by this partial scholarship award, and thank Med-El and FCEI for allowing us the opportunity to network and participate beyond the boundaries of South Africa.

In addition to the scholarship, we still need to raise approximately R20 000 to cover all expenses. Chevone’s attendance and acceptance of the scholarship must be confirmed by latest 10 January 2016, but we would like to confirm by the end of 2015.

We ask YOU to PLEASE consider making a donation towards this amazing opportunity. Do also feel free to share our exciting news and raise awareness. Thank you.

Bank: Capitec Bank
Account Name: Decibels of Love
Account Number: 1385368991
Branch Code: 470010
Account Type: Savings
Ref: FCEI2016 & Email Address
International Donations SWIFT code: CABLZAJJ

Please email info@decibelsoflove.com should you need more information for international donations. Thank you!

You may view the invitation letter here and the scholarship award letter here.