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ADDC Bulletin January 3rd, 2013


Welcome to the January 3rd, 2013 ADDC’s Bulletin. 

CONTENTS 

HAPPY NEW YEAR 

UPDATES 



Cambodia ratifies Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) 



Government should not divert foreign aid 



Thai researchers develop affordable Braille display 



Project to address political exclusion of persons with disabilities launched in Ghana 



India Looks to Diverse Strategy on Disability 



GHANA: Misery of “prayer camps” for mentally ill 



The Mindlessness of War in Afghanistan 



Untreated Mental Illness the Invisible Fallout of War and Poverty 



NDIS Draft Legislation 



National Report Card on Mental Health Services (Australia) 



Update: IDPWD 3rd December, 2012 



Removing barriers for an inclusive society accessible to all- United Nations 



Preparations kick off for High-level meeting on disability and development 

CONFERENCES and EVENTS 



Refer to ADDC website: Calendar of Events for new items 



VALID, Having A Say Conference 



46th Annual Gatlinburg Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Conference 



International Conference on Cerebral Palsy & Developmental Diseases 



UCL Futures Disability Research Seminar - 17th January 2013 - UK 

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES 



VACANCY Handicap International - Senior Prosthetist and Orthotist Technician and Trainer in DPR Korea 



VACANCY Handicap International - Physiotherapist Trainer Expert in DPR Korea 

RESOURCES 



The African Journal of Disability 



Disability at a Glance 2012 - Strengthening the evidence base in Asia and the Pacific 



Incheon Strategy to ‘Make the Right Real’ for Persons with Disabilities in Asia and the Pacific 



Report of the High-level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Final Review of the Implementation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons 



Legal Frameworks for and against People with Psychosocial Disabilities