Events

University to Host State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Americas, Events, November 15 2017

The ninth annual State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities runs Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 15 and 16, at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center and the Schine Student Center. Including a first-time parallel Student Leadership Conference, the event will draw more… Continue Reading »

Conference on Autonomous Vehicles and the Disability Community

Americas, Events, November 13 2017

BALTIMORE: The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance) hosted a conference titled “The Promise: Autonomous Vehicles and the Disability Community” on October 25. The event was hosted at NFB’s Jernigan Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. The event brought together representatives from government, the… Continue Reading »

Live Virtual Conference: ‘Accessing Higher Ground: Accessible Media, Web, and Technology Conference’

Americas, Events, November 12 2017

The 20th annual Accessing Higher Ground Virtual Conference, a live, web-based conference focused on accessible media, web and technology, presented by the Association on Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD), will be held Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 15-17, and the virtual conference will be hosted in two locations on the University campus. Registration is free; please register… Continue Reading »

3rd International Conference of the WFD in Budapest

Europe, Events, November 1 2017

The 3rd International Conference of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) will be held in Budapest, Hungary from 9 to 11 November 2017. This follows a successful bid to host the WFD Conference being lodged by the Hungarian Association of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. It is expected… Continue Reading »

High-level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Midpoint Review of the AP Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022

Asia-Pacific, Events, October 21 2017

BEIJING: ESCAP, in cooperation with the China Disabled Persons’ Federation (CDPF), is organizing the High-level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Midpoint Review of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022, in Beijing from 27 November to 1 December 2017. Objectives of the Meeting are: To undertake a midpoint… Continue Reading »

COD Hosts Disability Inclusion and Career Success Workshop

Americas, Events, October 18 2017

diversity and inclusion poster

The College of DuPage Center for Access and Accommodations and Career Services office will host a Disability Inclusion and Career Success event from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13, in Student Resource Center, Room 2000, on the Glen Ellyn campus, 425 Fawell Blvd. Funded through the Carl D. Perkins… Continue Reading »

SAHRC holds conference on rights of children with disabilities

Africa, Events, October 13 2017

JOHANNESBURG: The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has held a two-day conference on the rights of children with disabilities in Johannesburg this week. The focus is on access to education, as the commission concludes that this basic right has been denied to those children. In a statement, the SAHRC… Continue Reading »

Information Session About Disability Etiquette and Sensitivity on Oct. 25

Americas, Events, October 11 2017

The University of Arkansas Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance invites the campus community to attend Disability Etiquette/Sensitivity Informational Session to raise awareness for National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October.  The informational session will be from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in Mullins Library Room 104. The Disability Etiquette/Sensitivity… Continue Reading »

LDANJ Announces Conference for Parents and Educators

Americas, Events, October 10 2017

The Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey announces its annual conference and resource expo, to be held Saturday, Oct. 21, at Middlesex County College. This year’s keynote address will be titled “Don’t Give Up on That Kid,” by Nelson Lauver, author, blogger, broadcaster, speaker and dyslexic. Parents, educators, adults, professionals,… Continue Reading »

Lancaster hosts accessibility awareness activities

Americas, Events, October 3 2017

Sheryl Faye as Helen Keller. Photo: Lancaster Commission on Disability

October is officially “Accessibility Awareness Month” in the town of Lancaster. This year’s activities will feature a reenactment performance of Helen Keller’s life by actor Sheryl Faye, to be held at Thayer Memorial Library Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 6:30 p.m. Thayer Memorial Library will also host accessibility-related displays and books… Continue Reading »


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