The 2013 Symposium on Disability, Technology and Rehabilitation in Low and Middle Income Countries will take place at the University of Washington on June 27th and 28th, and cover high priority topics in the field of disabilities and development including rehabilitation services, assistive technology, health access and human rights.
First Workshop on Technology and Disability in the Developing World (2009)
The first workshop brought together researchers and practitioners interested in information technology and assistive devices and disability in the developing world to share knowledge and start building partnerships. View abstracts and video
Second Workshop on Technology and Disability in the Developing World (2010)
The second workshop focused on low-cost assistive technologies (AT) appropriate for developing country environments and addressed topics such as affordability, safety, durability, utility, maintenance, infrastructure limitations (e.g. lack of electricity, lack of personnel trained in providing AT services), and socio-cultural relevance. View abstracts and video