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ADDC Bulletin August 2016


August 2016 CONTENTS

NEWS and UPDATES

  • ‘Count Me In’ Videos: partnering with the arts to get the message out about inclusive WASH –WaterAid Australia

  • PDF report focuses on easy mobility for people with disabilities in Fiji

  • Women With Disabilities Australia Co-Host International Launch of Global Program for Young People with Disability

  • Join IDA, IDDC & GQUAL in calling for action to promote gender parity within the treaty bodies and international and regional organisations

  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 2-3 December 2016

  • Windows 10 upgrades continue free for Assistive Technology users

  • Singapore Universal Design Week

  • New Global Network to promote accessible and disability inclusive urban development

  • Nominations Now Being Accepted for 2016 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards – Deadline Sept 30

 

CONFERENCES and EVENTS

  • ADDC Practitioner Forum - Focus on Monitoring and Evaluation in Disability Inclusive Development – 30 August 2016 in Melbourne

  • Nossal Institute for Global Health: ‘Disability and International Development’ Short Course, September 2016

  • ACFID National Conference, Melbourne (26-27 Oct 2016)

  • Universal Design Conference, Sydney, Australia (30-31 August 2016)

  • Second CBR World Congress, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (27-29 September 2016)

  • 23rd Rehabilitation International (RI) World Congress, Edinburgh, UK (25-27 October, 2016)

  • Workability International Annual Conference - Join disability employment leaders in New Zealand (26-28 Sep 2016)

  • Expert Group Meeting on Advancing the Rights and Perspectives of Women and Girls with Disabilities in Development and Society (15-17 November 2016, Santiago de Chile, Chile)

 

M&E and DISABILITY

  • ADDC Practitioner Forum - Focus on Monitoring and Evaluation in Disability Inclusive Development – 30 August 2016 in Melbourne

  • New paper released on Disability and Data Collection – Deborah Rhodes

 

 

EMPLOYMENT and DISABILITY

  • Training for Persons with Disabilities plus Internet

  • Research Looks at Persons with Disabilities Being Entrepreneurs – Australia

  • Companies have to employ more people with disabilities - Cambodia

 

 

NEW RESOURCES

  • New research Article: The impact of the World Health Organisation 8-steps in wheelchair service provision in wheelchair users in a less resourced setting

 

 

CLIMATE CHANGE AND DISABILITY

  • The World Institute on Disability webpage

  • Article from New Mobility magazine

  • Climate related mobility and disability

 

RESEARCH in DISABILILTY-INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT

  • Pacific Indicators for Disability Inclusive Education (Pacific INDIE) project – An excellent example of disability inclusive development research in practice and outcome

 

NEWSLETTERS FROM OTHER ORGANISATIONS

  • United States International Council on Disabilities (USICD), June/July 2106 Newsletter

  • Pacific Disability Forum Update 25 July 2016

  • Centre for Disability Research and Policy (CDRP, University of Sydney) - July 2016 Highlights