Navigating We Can Do
We Can Do has a growing collection of information on resources and toolkits; funding sources; academic papers, research, and sources of information and statistics; case studies; news; international conferences and other events; call for papers; education and training opportunities; job and internship opportunities; and volunteer opportunities. But how do you find everything that might be helpful to you in the work you do with disability communities in developing countries?
Finding particular types of information: Is there a particular type of information you want, such as funding sources or case studies? Click on the relevant phrase in the above paragraph to see a list of relevant blog posts.
Also explore some of the other main pages in the top navigation bar at We Can Do, particularly: Conferences, Events, Call for Papers, Training Opportunities (also includes information on education opportunities); Research, Reports, Papers, Statistics (helpful for anyone doing research or literature reviews); and “Resources, Toolkits, and Funding” (for people who need pragmatic resources and toolkits; case studies about projects and programs for disabled people in developing countries; or tips on finding funding sources); or News (catch up on the latest news in the international disability field).
Also try a keyword search.
Information by theme or topic: Looking for information on a particular theme or topic? Look at the right hand navigation bar under “categories” and click on any key word that interests you.
Note that only a limited number of posts can be listed on the screen at one time: if you see the word “Previous Posts” at the bottom of the list then you may click on that phrase to see even more posts listed. Also try a key word search.
You can also enter the key word of your choice in the search engine in the top right-hand corner of any page at We Can Do.
Overview of All We Can Do Posts: The We Can Do Retrospective: The First 100 Posts (and Then Some) links to nearly everything posted at We Can Do from July 2007 through December 22, 2007. However, most of these posts–plus more recent items–are now also linked from Conferences, Events, Call for Papers, Training Opportunities; Research, Reports, Papers, Statistics; and “Resources, Toolkits, and Funding“; or News.
Upcoming (or on-going) conferences, events, call for papers, education, and training opportunities: Go to Conferences, Events, Call for Papers, Training Opportunities in the top navigation bar.
News: Go to “News” in the top navigation bar.
Research, Reports, Papers, Statistics: Go to “Research, Reports, Papers, Statistics in the top navigation bar.
Resources, Toolkits, Case Studies, Funding Sources: Go to “Resources, Toolkits, and Funding in the top navigation bar.
Recent Posts at We Can Do: Sometimes We Can Do is quiet for a few days. But sometimes I post as many as three items in the same day–for two or three days in a row. Make sure there’s nothing you’ve overlooked. Check under “We Can Do” in the right-hand navigation bar for the 10 most recent We Can Do posts.
We Can Do Archives: Check the right-hand navigation bar under “Archives” and click on the month you want. If you’re interested in browsing all of We Can Do, then you can start with July 2007 and work your way forward. Or if you’ve been away for a few weeks, then click on the current month or the last month to see what you’ve missed. Or click on any other month of interest.
Most Popular and Under-Rated We Can Do Posts: Want to read the most popular posts of the past few days? Look under “Top Posts” in the far right-hand navigation bar.
Or you can also consult the We Can Do Retrospective: The First 100 Posts (and Then Some) for a listing of the top five We Can Do posts as of December 22, 2007–and the five most under-rated We Can Do posts.
Finding information and resources elsewhere: Looking for information or resources that just isn’t available at We Can Do–yet? Browse through some of the links in the blog roll, available in both the far right navigation bar and at the very bottom of every page at We Can Do. These will take you to a great many web sites and organizations devoted to fighting poverty and advocating for human rights among people with disabilities in developing nations.
Future We Can Do Blog Posts: Want to make sure you always know, within a few hours, when new posts are available at We Can Do? Click on Subscribe to We Can Do in the top navigation bar to learn how.
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