Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services (SCHS), in cooperation with the Hashemite University of Jordan, will organize the Virtual International Scientific Conference on March 8 and 9, 2022 under the title "
Quality of Life for Persons with Severe and Multiple Disabilities".
The conference aims to raise awareness about the latest developments and medical, scientific, practical, educational and rehabilitative practices for people with severe and multiple disabilities. It will shed light on the most important issues and rights related to them. In addition, the conference will provide new knowledge; allow the exchanging of distinctive experiences, and proposing solutions to some issues and challenges. This contributes to improving the quality of life for people with severe and multiple disabilities and their families”.
The conference has six different themes. The first is about (medical-therapeutic). It discusses therapeutic interventions for people with severe and multiple disabilities from the health-medical, kinetic, communicative, and nutritional aspects.
The second theme is about (education and rehabilitation). It will discuss the latest educational methods and curricula (best practices in the services provided), assessment methods and measurement methodologies used, vocational rehabilitation. In addition to rehabilitation programs to support the needs of adolescents and youth with severe and multiple disabilities. SCHS will use early intervention with children with severe and multiple disabilities. It will discuss creative aspects of people with severe and multiple disabilities and inclusion of students with multiple and severe disabilities.
The third theme will address supporting families psychologically, socially, financially, and recreationally for families of people with severe and multiple disabilities via counseling. In addition to the issue of family counseling for families of people with severe, multiple disabilities, and the psychological and social dimensions of families (brothers, mothers, fathers).
The fourth theme (rights and laws for people with disabilities) will present the most important international, regional and local laws that guarantee the rights of people with severe and multiple disabilities. In addition to rights related to academic fields, the right of expression and choice, and the right to recreation, entertainment and sports.
In the fifth theme (Assistive Technologies for people with severe and multiple disabilities), speakers will talk about assistive technologies and the technology used to develop the capabilities and skills of people with severe and multiple disabilities. It will explain the role of technology in improving the quality of life for people with severe and multiple disabilities and how professionals use technology in the educational and training process.
The sixth and final theme is about (controversial issues and recent trends). It will discuss issues of aging and living independently, the trans disciplinary working group, cases of exploitation, abuse and empowerment, self-determination and decision-making among people with severe and multiple disabilities.
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We would like to invite you to participate with working papers to present your experience in This scientific and humanitarian event is a good occasion to highlight the role of your institution in the field.
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Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services