8th International Disability Law Summer School: "Bringing Rights Home: Civil Society Impacting Change"

8th International Disability Law Summer School:

Monday, June 20, 2016- Friday, June 24, 2016
Location: Galway, Ireland

Website Link  http://nuigalway.ie/cdlp/summer_school/about.html

The 8th International Disability Law Summer School takes place next week 20th-24th June in Galway with the theme "Bringing Rights Home: Civil Society Impacting Change".

It's bigger than ever this year and we will welcome 150 participants from over 40 countries and a stellar cast of over 30 experts as faculty. And we're inviting you, wherever you may be, to join the proceedings.

Watch the First Morning

On Monday 20th June from 9.30am Irish Standard Time join the live stream (video and audio) of the morning's proceedings include the kick-off session Looking Back: A Key Moment in World History - The Drafting of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which will feature retired US Senator Tom Harkin, a co-father of the ADA, John Wodatch, the Former Director of the Disability Section of the Civil Rights Division in the US Department of Justice, and Judith E. Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights in the US Department of State.

Follow proceedings word for word all week

Live stream captioning is available all week for all sessions (see 'Public Events' when following the link) - follow it all from your desk word for word.

Be there on Twitter #DSS16

Our Twiteratti will be active all week on Twitter hashtag #DSS16 and on Facebook.

The programme and more information can be found here, and is also attached to this email in both PDF and accessible Word formats.

We hope you can join us. Remember too that free, open-access, captioned videos of the sessions will be hosted on our YouTube site approximately 10 days after the School closes and that previous Schools are up there already.

Centre for Disability Law and Policy
Institute for Lifecourse and Society
Upper Newcastle Road
National University of Ireland

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