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Disability Studies Conference:
A Global Perspective

Originally broadcast live:
Day One: Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000
Day Two: Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2000

The first international conference on Disability Studies took place October 17-18, 2000 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Sponsored by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), Department of Education, the conference is a milestone event designed to promote Disability Studies as a distinctive academic discipline. Panel discussions among the foremost minds in the field will focus on a conceptual framework for Disability Studies, implementation of Disability Studies within post-secondary education, introducing curricula in developing countries and in the information age, and its future direction and expansion.

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CONFERENCE DAY ONE:

Welcome & Introductions - Dr. Kate Seelman
Panel One - The Emerging Field of Disabilities Studies
Moderator - Carol Gill
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Panel Two - Implementation of Disability Studies Within Post Secondary Education
Moderator-Fernando Torres-Gil
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Panel Three - Implementation of Disability Studies Within Professional and Training Organizations
Moderator-Dr. Dennis Moore
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CONFERENCE DAY TWO:

Panel Four - Disability Studies in Developing Countries
Moderator-Judith E. Heumann
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Discussion Group
Moderator-Judith E. Heumann
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Panel Five - Disability Studies in the Information Age
Moderator-Larry Goldberg
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Reactors & Discussion and Panel Six - The Future of Disability Studies: Growing the Field
Dr. Kate Seelman, Dr. Gary Albrecht, Dr. Carol Gill
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