Calendar of Events in Disability,
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LIST OF CONFERENCES:  Upcoming in 2014

Upcoming Conferences in 2014

January 2014

January 25 - February 1, 2014
ATIA 2014 Orlando
Orlando, Florida, USA
Contact: Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA)
330 North Wabash Avenue
20th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611-4267 USA
Tel: 877-687-2842 (Toll Free) or 312-321-5172
FAX: 312-673-6659
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January 30 - February 1, 2014
Early Years Conference 2014
Vancouver, BC, CANADA
Contact: Jessica Hsu
UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
Rm. 105 - 2194 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Tel: 6048222801
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February 2014

February 21-22, 2014
Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies: New Research and Best Practice Perinatal Conference 2014
Vancouver, BC, CANADA
Contact: Jessica Hsu
UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
Rm. 105 - 2194 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Tel: 6048222801
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February 22, 2014
Article 24, UNCRPD is this a Brown v Board of Education moment?
Galway, IRELAND
Contact: Shivaun Quinlivan,
National University of Ireland, Galway
Centre for Disability Law & Policy
School of Law
Tel: +353 91 495888
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February 27 - March 1, 2014
AFB LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
New York, NY, USA
Contact: For registration questions: Heidi Walters, AFB
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March 2014

March 4-7, 2014
30th International Seating Symposium 2014
Vancouver, BC, CANADA
Contact: Jessica Hsu
Tel: 604 822 2801
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March 5-6, 2014
EMBRACING ABILITY: MAKING IT HAPPEN
Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA
Contact: Karen Lai or Mark Gruenheid
Abilities In Mind BC Centre for Ability
2805 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC V5R 5H9
Tel: 604-451-5511 x 1384
FAX: 604-451-5651
TTY:
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March 6-8, 2014
International Conference on Developmental Disability (ICDD) 2014
Kolkata, India
Contact: Prof. Mallika Banerjee,
Department of Psychology, University of Calcutta
92 A. P. C Road, Kolkata: 700009
Tel: 09051060471
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March 17 -22, 2014
29th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (CSUN)
San Diego, California, USA
Contact: CSUN Center on Disabilities
18111 Nordhoff St.
BH-110, Center on Disabilities.
Northridge, CA.
91330-8340
Tel: (818) 677-2578
FAX: (818) 677-4929
TTY:
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April 2014

April 3-4, 2014
Equal Rights And Accessible Environments: The UN CRPD and EU Disability Law and Policy
Maastricht, The Netherlands
Contact: Andrea Broderick
Maastricht University, P.O. Box 616,
6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Email : Equal Rights And Accessible Environments

April 9-12, 2014
Changing the Conversation: 6th National Biennial Conference on Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Vancouver, BC, CANADA
Contact: Jessica Hsu
Tel: 604-822-2801
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April 25, 2014
5th Annual CUNY Accessibility Conference
New York city
Contact: Carlos M Herrera
Queensborough Community College
222-05 56th Avenue
S-132
Bayside, NY 11364
Tel: 1718-631-6257
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April 25-27, 2014
4th International Conference on Families with Parental Mental Health Challenges
Berkeley, California, USA
Contact: Jessica Hsu
Tel: 604-822-2801
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April 28 - May 1, 2014
Designing the Future for People with Disabilities
New York City, United States
Contact: Abbe Wittenberg
460 West 34th Street
11th Floor
New Yor, NY 10001
Tel: 212-273-6472
FAX: 212-629-4113
TTY:
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May 2014

May 1-2, 2014
Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Challenged and Troubled Children - The Problem Student Problem-Solver Workshop
Seattle, Washington, USA
Contact: Ruth Wells
275 N 3rd St
Woodburn, Oregon 97071
Tel: 503-982-4220
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May 6-8, 2014
Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism
Winnipeg, MB, CANADA
Contact: St.Amant
440 River Road
Winnipeg, MB
R2M 3Z9
Tel: (204) 258-7060
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May 17, 2014
Pacific Rim International Forum on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Honolulu, Hawai'i
Contact:
Tel: 808-956-7539
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May 19-20, 2014
30th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity
Honolulu, Hawai'i, USA
Contact: Charmaine Crockett
1410 Lower Campus Road #171F
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: 808-956-7539
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May 20-23, 2014
Inclusive Learning Technologies Conference 2014
Broadbeach, Gold Coast, AUSTRALIA
Contact: Jay Brown
Spectronics
PO Box 88
Rochedale QLD 4123
AUSTRALIA
Tel: +61 7 3808 6833
FAX: +61 7 3808 6108
TTY:
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May 26-27,2014
Thrivology: Thriving Not Just Surviving in Post-Secondary Education
Vancouver, BC
Contact: Piper,
Disability Resource Network of BC
2243 Oxford Street
Vancouver, BC V5L 1G2
Tel: 604.805-1972
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June 2014

June 14, 2014
Ms. Abilities America - A Pageant
Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74464
Contact: Elizabeth Reeve
549 South Cherokee Avenue
Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74464
Tel: 918-431-0445
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June 16-19, 2014
Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2014)
Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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June 17-18, 2014
Co-Occurring Disorders PLUS Conference
Portland, Oregon
Contact: Vicki Devlin
2405 Front Street NE
Suite 150
Salem, Oregon 97301
Tel: 503-585-3337
FAX: 503-585-3722
TTY:
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June 30-July 1, 2014
2014 DISABILITY MATTERS Asia-Pacific Region Conference & Awards
Tokyo, Japan
Contact: Sigrid Senamaud, Springboard Consulting
Tel: 001-973-813-7260
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July 2014

Internet Event

July 1, 2014
Disability and Austerity - The Challenges of Health, Social and Welfare Reform Conference
Contact: Kevin Wright
The Dene Centre
Castle Farm Road
Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 1PH
Tel: 441912840480
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July 1-3, 2014
APSE'S 25TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE (Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst)
Long Beach, CA, USA
Contact: Jenny Levet
Tel: 3012790060
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July 1-6, 2014
NFB National Convention (National Federation of the Blind)
Orlando, FL, USA
Contact: National Federation of the Blind
200 East Wells Street at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
Tel: (410) 659-9314
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July 7-11, 2014
14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP)
Paris, France
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July 11, 2014
Learning Disabilities Conference
Central London, UK
Contact: Jack Ojari
Tel: +44 20 7960 7721
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July 11-19, 2014
American Council of the Blind Conference and Convention
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Contact:
2200 Wilson Boulevard,
Suite 650,
Arlington, VA 22201-3354
Tel: (202) 467-5081 (800) 424-8666
FAX: (703) 465-5085
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July 12-15, 2014
The International Summit on Accessibility, Making it Happen: From Intention to Action
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA
Contact: Chuck Schouwerwou
confersense planners inc.
2527 Severn Avenue
Ottawa, ON, K2B 7V8 Canada
Tel: 613-232-4414 or Toll-Free 1-855-332-4414
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July 15-16, 2014
Sight Village Birmingham
Birmingham, England
Contact: Queen Alexandra College
Court Oak Road
Harborne
Birmingham
B17 9TG
Tel: 0121 428 5050
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July 17, 2014
Accessing Social Media
Washington D.C. USA
Contact: Jamal Mazrui, Federal Communications Commission
Tel: 202-418-0069
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July 19-24, 2014
The 16th Biennial Conference of ISAAC
Lisboa Congress Centre, Lisbon, Portugal.
Contact: ISAAC - the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication
ISAAC International Office
ISAAC
312 Dolomite Drive, Suite 216
Toronto, ON M3J 2N2
Canada
Tel: +1 (905) 850-6848
FAX: +1 (905) 850-6852
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August 2014

August 11-14, 2014
World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE-2014)
Philadelphia, USA
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August, 22, 2014
Conference on "Assistive and Rehabilitation Technologies"
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Contact: M. Sriram
Confederation of Indian Industry
98/1, Velacherry Main Road, Guindy,
Chennai - 600 032, India
Tel: 044 42 444 555 / 688
FAX: 044 42 444 510
TTY:
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September 2014

New event

September 5 - 7, 2014
Abilities Expo: The event for people with disabilities
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Contact: David Korse
Abilities Expo 2601 Ocean Park Blvd., Suite 200 Santa Monica, CA 90405
Tel: (310) 450-8831; x3
FAX: (424) 238-6358
TTY:
Email Abilities Expo: The event for people with disabilities

September 9-11, 2014
9th International Short Break Conference (ISBA) Theme: Inclusion worldwide - supporting people with disabilities and their families
Wolfenbüttel, Germany
Contact: Thomas Stoch
Tel: 004953319278472
FAX: 004953319278471
TTY:
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Upcoming conferences

15-17 September, 2014
World Congress on Education (WCE-2014)
Nelspruit, Pretoria, South Africa
Contact: Infonomics Society
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New event

September 16 - 18, 2014
21st Annual Mid-Atlantic ADA Update Conference
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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September 19, 2014
Organizational Health and Wellness Conference: A Strategic Approach
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Contact: Diversified Rehabilitation Group Inc
1495 Gordon Drive
Kelowna BC, V1Y 9R2 Canada
Tel: 1-888-402-8222
FAX: 250-869-1870
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September 29 - October 1, 2014
WDPI Conference on Implementing Work Disability Prevention Knowledge
Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
Contact: Sandra Knol, Conference Manager
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October 2014

Internet Event

October 1, 2014 (and first Wednesday in October each year
World Cerebral Palsy Day
Contact:Robyn Cummins,
World Cerebral Palsy Day Project Manager.
Tel: +61 2 9975 8712
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October 9-10, 2014
Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Challenged and Troubled Children - The Problem Student Problem-Solver Workshop
Portland, Oregon, USA
Contact: Ruth Wells
275 N 3rd St
Woodburn, Oregon 97071
Tel: 503-982-4220
FAX:
TTY:
Email Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Challenged and Troubled Children

October 13-16, 2014
Uneven mobilities : Access to activities, people and places in contemporary cities.
Santiago de Chile
Organizers: PanAmerican Mobility Network and University of Chile
Contact: Paola Jiron
Email Uneven mobilities

October 14, 2014
Autism Central
Birmingham, England
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October 15-17, 2014
2014 Health and Wellbeing in Children, Youth, and Adults with Developmental Disabilities
Vancouver, BC, CANADA
Contact: UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
Tel: 604-822-2801
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New event

October 20 - 21, 2014
ADA Coordinator Training Conference
Buffalo, New York, USA
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New event

October 22-23, 2014
Workability International Annual Conference
Madrid, Spain
Contact: Workability International
GPO Box 2687 Sydney NSW 2001 Australia
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October 22-24, 2014
The NW Conference on Professional Development in Disability Services
Eugene, Oregon
Contact: Vicki Devlin
2405 Front Street NE
Suite 150
Salem, Oregon 97301
Tel: 503-585-3337
FAX: 503-585-3722
TTY:
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October 24-26, 2014.
III International Conference "Special Education and Rehabilitation - Adult Persons with Disabilities"
Serbia, Sabac
Contact: Goran Nedovci
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New event

October 28, 2014
eAccess 14
London, England
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November 2014

Internet Event

November 5 - December 15
OpenAIR - Accessibility Internet Rally
Contact: Mike Rush, Sales and Customer Relations Manager
Knowbility, Inc.
3925 W. Braker Lane, 3rd Floor
Austin, TX 78759
Tel: 512-305-0310
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November 20, 2014
Assistive Technology Conference of New England
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA
Contact: TechACCESS of RI
110 Jefferson Blvd
Suite I
Warwick, RI 02888
Tel: (401) 463-0202
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New event

November 21 - 23, 2014
Abilities Expo: The event for people with disabilities
San Jose, California, USA
Contact: David Korse
Abilities Expo 2601 Ocean Park Blvd., Suite 200 Santa Monica, CA 90405
Tel: (310) 450-8831; x3
FAX: (424) 238-6358
TTY:
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December 2014

New event

December 3-4
West Africa Youth Development Summit on persons with Disabilities
Sierra Leone
Contact: Amb. Paul Lengar
15A Main Motor Road Freetown Sierra Leone
Tel: +23278442956
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