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2022 UKZN Disability Research Indaba - 12 October 2022
The UKZN Disability Support Unit cordially invites you to register and/or submit an abstract for the 2022 Disability Research Indaba: “The new normal”: Embracing a post-pandemic inclusive higher education landscape.
Please take note that registration and the call for abstracts for the 2022 UKZN Disability Research Indaba is now open. The UKZN Disability Support Unit would sincerely appreciate your attendance and participation. You are most welcome to disseminate the below notice and attached poster via your respective networks. We look forward to hosting you virtually on 12 October 2022.
This Online Indaba opens conversations through participation, dialogue, and reasoning, which aims to focus on the theme of:
The Indaba invites submissions focusing on the following broad key areas:
Universal design for learning (UDL)
Digitising the teaching and learning experience
Mental health, resilience and wellness
Stigma management and reduction
Disability rights and Self-representation
Transformation and inclusive policy arrangements
Mainstream transitioning of students with disabilities
Delivery of South African sign language (SASL) interpreting services
13 May 2022 – Abstract submission and registration opens
24 June 2022 – Abstract submission closes
10 July 2022 – Notification to authors of acceptance
24 July 2022 – Resubmission of revised abstracts
12 October 2022 – Indaba
The Indaba will be virtually hosted via Zoom on 12 October 2022 from 8:00 to 16:30.
Zoom registration: Click here
Abstract submission: Click here
For any enquiries, please contact Dr Ashley Subbiah at email@example.com