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    Assistive Technology Conference AT TOPIA in Sharjah

    SHARJAH, UAE: The Assistive Technology Conference AT TOPIA 2017, which will take place in Sharjah, UAE, March 9-11, 2017 at the Sharjah Expo Center, organized by Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services. The coference will provide the opportunity to present latest international evidence-based practices in the field of assistive technology. The conference aims to raise awareness… Continue Reading »

    Universal Design 2017 Conference in New York

    NEW YORK: The Universal Design Conference 2017, which will take place in New York, USA, March 9, 2017 at the Center for Architecture, aims to propagate the popularity of universal design and the need for universal accessibility. The  UD conference 2017 will be hosted by American Institute of Architects in New York’s Design for Aging… Continue Reading »

    Children with disabilities face obstacles to education, conference participants say

    AMMAN, JORDAN: Quality education for all children, regardless of gender, financial situation or disability, should be the primary aim of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries, experts agreed on Thursday. Inclusive education — one that embraces all students and enables them to develop their critical thinking, and innovative and problem-solving skills — was the… Continue Reading »

    32nd Annual Conference on Assistive Technology

    Thousands of people from around the globe are expected to return to San Diego later this month to participate in the world’s largest event dedicated to presenting and exploring new ways technology can assist people with disabilities. California State University, Northridge’s 32nd annual conference has adopted a new name and brand — the CSUN Assistive… Continue Reading »

    Conference on Transition Planning for Life after High School for Students with Disabilities

    The Syracuse University Parent Assistance Center (SUPAC), the Mid-State Regional Special Education Technical Assistance Support Center (RSE-TASC) and Onondaga Community College (OCC) will host a free conference, “Finding Your Way! Understanding Transition Planning In and After High School.” The event, scheduled for Monday, March 13, on the OCC campus in Syracuse, is an exciting opportunity… Continue Reading »

    Third Annual Assistive Technology Conference – Feb 17

    MACOMB, IL: Western Illinois University will host the third annual Assistive Technology Conference from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17 in Horrabin Hall, room 1. The conference is presented by Infinite Potential Through Technology (INFINITEC) and sponsored by the WIU Department of Curriculum and Instruction, the Council for Exceptional Children and a grant from the… Continue Reading »

    DEWA organizes 1st Annual Conference for Persons with Disabilities

    DUBAI: Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD amp; CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), inaugurated on Tuesday the 1st Annual Conference for People with Disabilities, organized by DEWA under the theme ‘Inspiring Stories and Challenges’ Ahmed Abdul Karim Julfar, Director-General of the Community Development Authority (CDA), was present during the inauguration. The conference was… Continue Reading »

    International conference aims to promote inclusive education

    KATHMANDU, NEPAL: A three-day Global Disability Inclusion conference, which would bring together global experts and representatives from the disabled people’s organisations from over 40 countries, began in Kathmandu yesterday. The conference aims to increase knowledge, understanding and skills on inclusive education in development and humanitarian settings. This is the second Global Disability Inclusion Conference hosted… Continue Reading »

    India to host international conference on disaster risk reduction

    NEW DELHI: India will host the Asian ministerial conference for disaster risk reduction next month which will focus on partnership with governments and stakeholders to imbibe the practices in the region’s development narrative. This is the first AMCDRR after the advent of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRRR), adopted at the third UN… Continue Reading »