Conference: Working with Children with Special Needs and Their Families: Kyrgyzstan and Intl Experience
International conference 7-9 April 2009
[Note application deadline March 6, 2009.]
The Association of Parents of Disabled Children of Bishkek and the Public Association “Shoola Kol” in partnership with HealthProm UK-based charity and the Ministry of Labor and Social Development organizes the 3-day International conference «Innovative approaches to working with children with special needs and their families: Kyrgyzstan and international experience» which will take place at the Dostuk Hotel, Bishkek, on 7-9 April 2009.
* Present and discuss various approaches to providing support to children with special needs and their families
* Search for ways of cooperation between organizations that support children with special needs and their families in Kyrgyzstan and abroad
* Experience exchange
The conference will see the representatives of government and municipal agencies, nongovernmental local and international organizations that have practical experience in providing early support, education, social support and healthcare services to children with special needs, as well as in the advancement and protection of the rights of people with disabilities.
Conference format: reports, discussion, presentations, workshops, seminars.
During the conference there will be Kyrgyzstan and international experience presented on the following:
* latest models of providing early support to children with multiple disabilities
* innovative approaches of psychological and pedagogical support to children with special needs
* complex rehabilitation and socialization of children and young people with special needs
* protection and advancement of rights of people with disabilities and their families
The final programme of the conference will be developed on the needs and expectations of the participants that sent applications.
The conference invites: heads and specialists of social protection, educational and healthcare government and municipal agencies and nongovernmental organizations that provide support to children with special needs (including with multiple disabilities) and their families.
The selection of participants will based on the applications forms. The applications should be sent before the 6 March 2009 by email firstname.lastname@example.org of fax: 0312 517634
Participants will be selected before 20 March 2009.
The working language of the conference is Russian, translators will be provided for international participants.
For more information please contact:
ARDI, Bishkek, m-r Kok-Zhar, h.1, polupodval 4, Tel/fax: +996 312 517634, e-mail: email@example.com
Thank you to Azat Israilov for submitting this announcement to We Can Do. All inquiries, as always, should be directed to the people organizing the opportunity that interests you, NOT to We Can Do. Thank you.
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