On 3-4 October, 2019, International Conference in Communication, Speech and Language Therapy was held in Batumi, in frames of ERASMUS + project ABC Erasmus + ABC- Assisting Better Communication. During the conference members of the project consortium from Netherlands, Portugal and Israel presented topics on such important issues as : Promote communication development in children with multiple disorders, professional ethics in speech and language therapy, language development in children with hearing impairments, family involvement and early intervention, aphasia, voice disorders, language flexibility disorders, clinical supervision and early literacy. The conference was attended by language and speech therapists from the Netherlands, Croatia, Portugal, Israel, Bosnia&Herzegovina and Georgia.
On October 5-6, Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University hosted the final workshop of the project consortium. The four-day conference was opened by University Rector Merab Khalvashi, Project Coordinator Nino Tsintsadze, Dr. Isabel Amaral and Dr. Marlene Jansen. The goal of the project “Promoting Better Communication” was to develop / enhance the language and speech therapy profession by offering quality courses and programs in communication, language and speech therapy profession.