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Welcome to the IDPP

We prepare transformative disability policy leaders and serve as a collaborative "think tank" on disability policy for the ASEAN region through an unparalleled network of 20 leading universities and 4 outreach partners, with long-term support from The Nippon Foundation. We contribute to the vision of an ASEAN region that is inclusive, barrier-free and rights-based, and pioneered the world's first virtual master's degree program in disability policy, offered by American University's School of International Service.

IDPP Presents at & Provides Webcast for UW Symposium on Disability

International Program on Disability, Technology and Rehabilitation (logo)The Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP) presented at and hosted a free, live webcast offering virtual participation at the Symposium on Disability, Technology and Rehabilitation in Low and Middle Income Countries (#IDTR2013) from 27–28 June 2013 at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. Hosted by the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington, the Symposium brought a diverse group of stakeholders together to discuss increasing access to technology and rehabilitation products and services for people with disabilities in low-resourced communities in low and middle-income countries.

IDPP Attends 2013 M-Enabling Summit; Offers Virtual Briefing

Second Annual M-Enabling Summit, June 6-7, 2013 (logo)The IDPP participated in the 2013 M-Enabling Summit (#mEnabling) from 6-7 June 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. As conference participants, the IDPP hosted an informal virtual roundtable discussion on 7 June 2013 at 12:30pm U.S. EST that was open to the public via Blackboard Collaborate. Moderated by Dr. Derrick Cogburn, "Mobile Accessibility and the UNCRPD: The Intersection of Innovations in Accessible Mobile Technology and Disability Policy" featured G3ict President and Executive Director Mr. Axel Leblois; IDPP Advisory Board and faculty member Ambassador Luis Gallegos; and other accessibility and disability policy experts.

IDPP Faculty Present at University of Michigan Future Faculty Seminar

CRLT, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (logo)IDPP/COTELCO Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn and faculty members Dr. Jennifer Ellis and Dr. Marilyn Arnone are presenting at the Fourth Annual Seminar on Preparing Future Faculty on 4 and 5 June 2013 hosted by the University of Michigan’s Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies and the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT). This nationally-recognized seminar invites senior graduate students with collegiate or university-level teaching experience to attend sessions designed to prepare them for post-degree faculty teaching positions.