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Events

Afghan Disability Rights Conference

Americas, Events, Webinar, April 22 2017

WASHINGTON, DC:  The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Washington, DC, will host the “Afghan Disability Rights Conference: From Policy to Programming” from 23-24 May 2017 at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.  This conference is being held in partnership with the U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council and the United States… Continue Reading »

Program for Assistive Technology Conference Announced

Americas, Assistive Technology, Events, Webinar, April 21 2017

Program for Assistive Technology Conference Announced

RESNA’s 2017 Conference, AT Innovations Across the Lifespan, will offer over 50 workshop presentations on best practices in assistive technology over three days, June 28, 29, and 30. Workshop topics include: Cognitive and Sensory Impairments Computer Applications and Communications Emerging Technology International Appropriate Technology Job & Environmental Accommodations, including Ergonomics Public Policy and… Continue Reading »

10th Conference of States Parties to the CRPD

Americas, Webinar, April 13 2017

Flags in front of UN Headquarters

  NEW YORK: The 10th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD (COSP10) will take place from 13 to 15 June 2017 at UN Headquarters in New York. The COSP is one of the largest and most diverse disability meetings in the world. The main theme of… Continue Reading »

Ohio University Southern to host disability awareness conference

Americas, Events, Webinar, March 23 2017

Ohio University Southern will host Envision Access Conference: Supporting Students with Disabilities, on March 24, at the Ironton campus, 1804 Liberty Ave., Ironton. The conference provides an opportunity for members of the Tri-State region to increase awareness and understanding of trends in addressing the needs of students with disabilities. The… Continue Reading »

Persons with Disabilities Attend International Conference in Cuba

Americas, Events, Webinar, March 13 2017

HAVANA: Delegates from 20 nations will attend as of tomorrow the 6th Conference of the Latin American Network of Non-Governmental Organizations of Persons with Disabilities and their Families (RIADIS), hosted for the first time by Cuba. Under the motto ‘Latin America inclusive in unity, development, peace and hope’, some 200… Continue Reading »

GAATES Participating at the Assistive Technology Conference in Sharjah

Assistive Technology, Events, Middle East, Webinar, March 10 2017

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SHARJAH, UAE: The Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) is participating in International Conference on Assisitive Technology 2017 (AT TOPIA), March 9-11, in Sharjah, UAE to discuss Assistive Technology for persons with disabilities and older people and it’s future development based on their needs. This conference is organized… Continue Reading »

Assistive Technology Conference AT TOPIA in Sharjah

Assistive Technology, Events, Middle East, Webinar, March 5 2017

Assistive Technology Conference AT TOPIA 2017 Banner

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… Continue Reading »

Universal Design 2017 Conference in New York

Americas, Events, Universal Design, Webinar, February 27 2017

Universal Design Conference 2017 logo

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… Continue Reading »

Children with disabilities face obstacles to education, conference participants say

Events, Middle East, Webinar, February 20 2017

Inclusive Education

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… Continue Reading »

32nd Annual Conference on Assistive Technology

Americas, Events, Webinar, February 18 2017

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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… Continue Reading »


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