International Day of Persons with Disabilities – 3 Dec 2022
To celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Audiology Committee of International Association of Communication Sciences and Disorders, moderated two talks and a panel discussion. The aim of the talks and panel discussion is to deliberate challenges and facilitators to understand issues pertaining to disability especially in the education sector.
Service providers presented about the challenges, barriers to learning and teaching at the University level (or school) that people with hearing and/or visual disabilities experience and what are the potential support systems are available or maybe put in place for achieving equity.
Please see the link to the talks and panel discussions below.
Introduction: Professor Mridula Sharma, Macquarie University: https://youtu.be/Ug-OHZgsqvc
Talk 1: Ms Trudy Smith, NextSense and Dr Sue Silveira, NextSense : https://youtu.be/edVQX_4JIlc
Talk 2: Dr Jill Duncan, University of Newcastle: https://youtu.be/44TiwIjFYec moderated by Dr Traci Flynn, University of Newcastle
Panel Discussion: Dr Tarek M Gabr from Egypt, Ms Elaine, Israel and Mr Kunj, India https://youtu.be/VT4e4upLEtM moderated by Dr Shaza Shaleh and Dr Riki T Swead