2014 Round Table Conference – avoid paying a late registration feePosted: March 30, 2014
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Conference Registrations. Register before the 5th of April (Friday) to avoid a late registration fee.
Accommodation Bookings. To access the specially negotiated accommodation rates bookings must be made direct with the Royal on the Park Brisbane by Friday 11 April 2014. All bookings subject to availability.
Saturday 17th May to Tuesday 20th May 2014
Saturday 17th May
Braille House, Queensland Braille Writing Association
507 Ipswich Road, Annerley, Queensland 4103
Sunday 18th May to Tuesday 20th May
Royal on the Park Brisbane
Corner Alice Street and Albert Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
Phone +61 7 3112 1671
“Information Access – Putting the person at the centre”
Information Access is important to all people who have a print disability, and has many dimensions, including format (braille, large print, E-text, etc.), and facilities (libraries, websites, agencies, educational institutions, local councils). Person-centred approaches empower people with a print disability by positioning them at the centre of policy, decision-making and service planning and delivery. At the 2014 Annual Conference, we will explore the broad terrain of person-centeredness in policy, management, supports and services at global, national and local levels.
Mary Kelly, Equity Director, QUT; “University access & equity for students with a disability”
Dr L. Penny Rosenblum, Associate Professor of Practice, Department of Disability and Psych educational Studies, The University of Arizona; “Increasing the mathematics competence of youth with vision impairment through the AnimalWatch Vi Suite iPad App”
Graeme Innes, Human Rights Commission & John Berryman, Former CEO RIDBC; “From philanthropy to human rights: Information access”
Round Table on Information Access for People with Print Disabilities Inc.
PO Box 229
LINDISFARNE TAS AUSTRALIA 7015
Ph: 0417 101 418/03 6265 1519