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Wednesday, 25 November 2015 00:00

Disability Sport Conference 2016

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Disability Sport: Why do we ‘Dis’ people’s abilities?

Following on from the success of the first two conferences held in 2012 and 2014, the Centre for Business in Society will be hosting an international, inter-disciplinary conference for academics and practitioners.

The conference will focus on the use of disability sport as a tool for peace, development and social inclusion.

http://www.coventry.ac.uk/research/research-directories/research-events/2016/disability-sport-conference-2016/

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 00:00

four ELEMENTS NGO

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Short profile:

Four Elements is a Non-Profit Organization and Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) based in Athens and Thessaloniki area. The company was established 5 years ago and it is an innovative and pioneering Greek organization, with international cooperations and activity.

Four Elements is certified both by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Health.

Its mission is to promote research, innovation, and development, to inspire next generation education through evidence based practices, cutting edge research, empowered people and collaboration. Four Elements has collaborated with schools, education institutions, Ministries of Education, and agencies throughout Europe.

Monday, 23 November 2015 00:00

An overview of Assistive Technology at UAE Accessibility Centre

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http://accessibilitycentre.uae.ma/index.php/en/

 

The Accessibility Centre was developed as part of the SWING project, which aims to create sustainable policies in Universities to enable disabled students to have equal access to learning environments and programmes. For more information on the SWING project see http://swingproject.eu/

Friday, 20 November 2015 00:00

An overview of Assistive Technology at IBN TOFAIL UNIVERSTITY

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·        Blindness

·        Low Vision

·        Dyslexia

·        Hearing Impairment

·        Dexterity Limitations

Thursday, 19 November 2015 00:00

Services of AASTMT Accessibility Center

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Online Courses

 To have easy access to courses in different schools and departments.

E-Tour

 To have easy access to courses in different schools and departments.

Medical Care

 Disabled students can fix appointments with medical staff at the AASTMT's medical center.

Suggestions ?

 Disabled students are granted to voice their needs and suggestions.

Stake holders

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 00:00

Interview on User Trials & Evaluation Findings USER TRIALS AT University Ibn Tofail -Kenitra

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 ·         What is the location of the Accessibility Center, where the User Trials have been taken place?

 Ibn Tofail University (UIT) established its Accessibility Centre on the ground floor of the languages centre.

 

·         Why there exactly?

It is located at the heart of its main Campus The building is well known and easy accessible by disable students.

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 00:00

Interview on User Trials & Evaluation Findings USER TRIALS AT THE ARAB ACADEMY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MARITIME TRANSPORT

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·         What is the location of the Accessibility Center, where the User Trials have been taken place?

The Arab Academy of Science and Maritime Transport (AAST) established two Accessibility Centres: one in the Abukir and one in the Miamai Campus[1].

-          The Accessibility Centre of the Abukir campus is located at the ground floor of the Engineering Building. It is operated by one University staff (administrator).

Monday, 16 November 2015 00:00

Interview on User Trials & Evaluation Findings USER TRIALS AT ABDLEMALEK ESSAÂDI UNIVERSITY

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·         What is the location of the Accessibility Center, where the User Trials have been taken place?

The University Accessibility Centre has been established according to the knowledge and standards used in the EU Member States.

It is located in a new building in Martin.

 

·         Why there exactly?

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 00:00

SPEAKERS in International Conference for Sustainable Ways on Integration of PersoNs with Disabilities in the Labor Market using Assistive TechnoloGies 10 November , 2015

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Venue:  Arab Academy for Science , Technology and Maritime Transport, Alexandria

 

Jacqueline Cawston(Coventry University. UK)

 Speaker's topic: Designing a New Model for Accessibility in Higher Education.

 She is the Project Director for SWING and the Disruptive Media Learning Specialist at Coventry University. Working with disruptive learning, serious games, virtual worlds, augmented reality and related digital media technologies for pc, mobile and tablet she has developed a wide range of projects that involve new ways of teaching and learning including: health games for autism and prevention of dating violence. Jacqueline began her career in digital media in TV, her career portfolio includes leading the Adult team at Birmingham Brain Injury Centre, running a media business and employability liaison in Universities.

Tuesday, 03 November 2015 00:00

Workshops - International Conference for Sustainable Ways on Integration of PersoNs with Disabilities in the Labor Market using Assistive TechnoloGies Arab Academy for Science , Technology and Maritime Transport, Alexandria 9-10 November , 2015

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1-    Working groups.

Research and Education

·                     - Inclusive Education for Disabled Students, with special focus on localizing curriculums for children/youth with multiple disabilities

·                     - Applied Research and enhancement of better livelihoods for people with disabilities

·                     - Developing pedagogy of Faculty of Education, to tackle psychology and needs of disabled students