CONFERENCE: Improving Education, Rehabilitation for Deaf

Posted on 19 October 2007. Filed under: Announcements, Deaf, Education, Events and Conferences, Middle East and North Africa, Rehabilitation | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The 8th Symposium of the Arab Federation of the Organs of the Deaf

“Improving Education and Rehabilitation of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing People”

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
April 28 – 30, 2008

The Arab Federation of the Organs of the Deaf will hold its 8th symposium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The title of the symposium is: “Improving Education and Rehabilitation of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing People”.

Call for papers:

The scientific committee is seeking papers about (but not limited to) :

* The latest method in Deaf education Bilingual/Bicultural approach.
* Latest method in teaching Math, science, reading and writing.. etc.
* Deaf education at college level.
* Inclussion of the Deaf and hard of hearing in mainstream schools.
* Latest methods in training teachers of the Deaf.
* Cochlear Implants.
* Early intervention in Deaf and hard of hearing education.
* Speech therapy.
* Hearing aids and assesstive devices.

Languages of the symposium:

1. Arabic language.
2. Sign language.
If needed:
3. English language (upon request)
4. International Sign Language (upon request).

Important dates:

Deadline for submitting abstracts: December 25th, 2007.
Deadline for submitting full papers: February, 22, 2008.

All papers should be sent by the email or by air mail on a CD to Dr. Zaid Al Muslat Al Meshari, Vice president of the Arab Federation of the Organs of the Deaf and the president of the scientific committee.

This event is organized by the Saudi Deaf Sport Committee. Its address is:

P.O. Box 154311
Riyadh 11736
Saudi Arabia

Tell: +966 (1) 4784198
Fax: +966 (1) 4761665
sma20006 at hotmail dot com
www.deafsp-sa.com

The symposium organizers will provide free tickets and accommodations for those who present a paper.


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CONFERENCE: Gulf Disability Society

Posted on 10 September 2007. Filed under: Announcements, Cross-Disability, Events and Conferences, Middle East and North Africa | Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 The 8th Annual Conference of the Gulf Disability Society

“Disability and the Services Related to It”

March 18 – 20, 2008
Sharjah, UAE

Official Language:

The official language of the conference is Arabic. English translation will be provided upon request.

Participants:

Academics, researchers and any one interested in disability and the services related it.

Targeted People:

1     Disabled people in the Cooperation Council For the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) and their parents and guardians.
2     Members of the Gulf Disability Society.
3     People working with disabled people at organizations, associations and centers in the Cooperation Council For the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC).
Conference Venue:

The 8th annual conference of the Gulf Disability Society will take place in Sharjah, United Arab of Emirates – March 18 – 20, 2008.

The Official Web Site:

More information about the conference can be found on the official web site of the 8th conference of the Gulf Disability Society:

http://www.hga-uae.org/gds8/

The web site is currently in Arabic language.


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