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University of Washington Symposium on Disability, Technology and Rehabilitation in Low and Middle Income Countries
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • June 27-28, 2013
  • Center for Technology and Disability Studies, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington

The Symposium on Disability, Technology and Rehabilitation in Low and Middle Income Countries will bring together researchers, clinicians, consumers, consumer led organizations, technology developers and providers, policy makers and other relevant stakeholders who focus on improving and increasing access to technology and rehabilitation products and services with the goal of ensuring full inclusion and participation for people with disabilities in low-resourced communities in low and middle income countries.

Across the broad areas of technology and rehabilitation in limited resourced environments, we are seeking presentation proposals in the following topic areas:                               

  • Assistive technology and accessible information and communication technology
  • Service delivery models
  • Human resource development
  • Policy, regulatory and funding mechanisms for supporting provision of technology and rehabilitation services
  • Research and evidence-based practice

Submission Guidelines

The full call for proposals is attached and can be found online at: http://idtr.uwctds.washington.edu/workshops/2013/call.

Important Dates

  • Submission system available: December 1, 2012
  • Final submission deadline: January 15, 2013
  • Notification of acceptance status by: February 28, 2013
  • Presenters must accept and confirm by: March 22, 2013
  • Program schedule posted to Web site: April 1, 2013
  • Registration deadline for presenters: April 30, 2013

To receive email updates about the symposium, sign up: http://idtr.uwctds.washington.edu/workshops/2013/contact_information