Asia-Pacific Disability Champions Award

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) welcomes nomination for the Asia-Pacific Disability Champions Award. The Award is give to those who have worked in the field of disability rights and earned respect in countries in the region. The Champions will be recognized at the special ceremony to be held … Read more

Rising Voices – Micro-Grants For Citizen Media Outreach.

A major part of Rising Voices’ mission to support and nurture underrepresented communities so that they can begin to take full advantage of participatory digital media tools has been our micro-grants for citizen media outreach projects. Since 2007, these small grants provide an opportunity for individuals, grassroots groups, networks, and other organizations without significant access … Read more

Summer School on Disability and Development

Subject: Disability and Development Dates: 18 June – 13 July 2012 (teaching up to 6 July) Venue: Faculty of Public Health, University of Indonesia (UI), Depok, West Java Format and purpose The Summer School on Disability and Development (D&D) is both a standalone course and the 2nd module in a series on Disability and Development. … Read more

Talking TV Technology For The Blind

We would like to introduce our Talking TV technology, an advanced digital TV set top box assistive living solution that has been developed by Ocean Blue Software and the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB). Talking TV has been designed to allow blind and partially sighted people to access their television programme guide and … Read more

Application Opens for World’s First Virtual Master’s in Disability Policy

Washington, DC, 7 October 2011 Students from around the world can now apply to become part of a global cohort pursuing the world’s first virtual Master’s degree in disability studies and public policy. The Master’s of International Affairs in Comparative and International Disability Policy (CIDP), offered by the School of International Service at American University, … Read more