Strategic Partnership Promoting deaf and hard of hearing children’s Theory of Mind and Emotion Understanding

ProToM is

a training program: It provides exercises and materials for teachers and educators to support the development of deaf and hard of hearing children’s Theory of Mind and Emotion Understanding.
strictly theory-based: It follows the different stages of development of Theory of Mind and the components of Emotional Understanding, as well as the spoken and/or sign language skills.
multilingual with spoken and sign languages: All materials and information are produced in different spoken and sign languages.
modularly structured: It takes into account the heterogeneity of deaf and hard of hearing children in different age groups.
inclusive: It can be used in both special schools and mainstream schools.
easily accessible: All materials are bundled and made available free of charge on this website. An additional tool box contains further information and ideas for implementation.
evidence-based: It is developed through scientific testing in cooperation of research and practice partners.
participatory: The program is developed in cooperation of hearing, deaf and hard of hearing researchers and practitioners.