The 7th World Disability and Rehabilitation Conference 2022

10th – 11th November 2022

A virtual conference

Theme “Activism through Education-Education through Activism”

Welcome to WDRC 2022

Welcome to The 7th World Disability and Rehabilitation Conference 2022 (WDRC 2022) which will take place from 10th – 11th November 2022 in virtual platform. We hope WDRC 2022 will unite diverse researches and case studies from all over the world, in parallel sessions while offering many networking and publishing opportunities. Discover the latest trends and challenges in the field at this leading conference and enjoy everything the Virtual Conference has to offer.

Purpose of the Conference

WDRC 2022 is designed to gather academicians, professionals, researchers, policymakers, and scholars to share their knowledge and experience, in order to increase collaboration and cooperation towards the development and betterment of disability studies and rehabilitation worldwide.

We are especially interested in providing opportunities for students and professionals in the global south to actively engage in this knowledge sharing, so that they can enhance their resources and networks.


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Conference Tracks

Theme “Activism through Education-Education through Activism”

In addition, we welcome both traditional papers and other media, such as artwork, documentary film, music, personal narratives, poetry, and video performance.

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Resource Persons

Conference Chair

Dr. Loren O’Connor

President of WDRPA, Former University Assistant Vice
Chancellor, Office of Accessible Education. and/or Kolpin &
O’Connor Global Consultants, LLC.)

Keynote Speaker

Ismail Ahmed Ali

Manager, Al-basiir school for the blind, Mogadishu Somalia

Keynote Speaker

Prof. Marcia J. Scherer

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
New York

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Axel Kaehne
Reader Health Services Research
Medical School
Edge Hill University

Plenary Speaker

Ms. Manique Gunaratne

Specialised Training and Disability Resource Centre
The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon
Sri Lanka

Assoc. Prof. Naoki Suzuki, Ph.D.

Plenary Speaker

Assoc. Prof. Naoki Suzuki, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Tokyo Gakugei University

Prof. Dorota Kobus - Ostrowska,

Plenary Speaker

Dr. Dorota Kobus - Ostrowska

Institute of Economy
Faculty of Economics and Sociology
University of Lodz

Mr Nekram Upadhyay

Plenary Speaker

Mr. Nekram Upadhyay
Research Scholar, Department of Design
Delhi Technological University (DTU)


Why Join WDRC 2022?

The best services we provide for our participants include our integrity to work for them and the dedication we show towards our individual projects.

Opportunity to Publish in High Ranked Supporting Journals and Open Access for Proceedings with OJS

FREE Publication & Free Review Support for Full Paper Publication

- Workshops, Panel Discussions & Excellent Networking Opportunities

Panel Discussion

The best services we provide for our participants include our integrity to work for them and the dedication we show towards our individual projects.

Renowned International Speakers representing the Keynote Forum/Plenary Forum

Keynote Speech Title:
Challenges that people living with disability and there success in third world

Speaker: Ismail Ahmed Ali

Keynote Speech Title:
Integrating services for people with disabilities - the next chapter

Speaker: Dr. Axel Kaehne 

Plenary Speech Title:
Facilitating Career and Employment Opportunities

Speaker: Ms. Manique Gunarathne

Keynote Speech Title:
Making Sure Assistive Technology is the Solution, and Not a Problem

Speaker: Prof. Marcia J. Scherer

Plenary Speech Title:
Poorly designed assistive technology products can lead to secondary health complications and abandonment

Speaker: Mr. Nekram Upadhyay

Plenary Speech Title:
Technology to Assist the Students with Disabilities in Physical Education

Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Naoki Suzuki, Ph.D.



Title: “Assisted living in Poland - an example of deinstitutionalization”

Speaker: Dr. Dorota Kobus-Ostrowska
Time Duration: 45 Minutes


Title: “A Process for Making Sure Assistive Technology is the Solution and Not a Problem”

Speaker: Prof. Marcia J. Scherer
Time Duration: 45 Minutes


Title: “Title: Facilitating Career and Employment Opportunities”

Speaker: Ms. Manique Gunaratne
Time Duration: 45 Minutes


Title: Sexuality, Sexual Expression and Relationships”

Speaker: Jennie Williams
Time Duration: 45 Minutes

PANEL DISCUSSION on : " Understanding and Advocating for University Students with Disabilities.”


  • ISBN: 978-624-5746-26-2

  • COPE Standard

  • Double-blind peer-reviewing from World-class Scientific Committee

  • Available Online

  • Papers from

    o 50+ authors*
    o 20+ countries*
    (*According to the past history)


  • ISSN: 2513-2687

  • High quality double-blind peer-reviewing

  • Access via Online Journal System

  • Open Access

  • Google Scholar

  • Crossref Coverage

  • Maintaining the high quality standards

  • Submission to major indexing

Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • FREE of Charge for Submissions
  • 06 SCOPUS indexed journals
  • Workshops with Experts
  • All major indexing
  • Personalized Guidance
  • Support with preliminary reviews


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Publication Workshop

” New Trends in Special Education Research and Publishing “

Date: 11th November 2022 | Time: 08.00 a.m. – 09.30 a.m. IST

Prof. Dr. Hakan SARI

Department of Special Education, Faculty of Education, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey

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Official Partners

Hosting Partner

World Disability and Rehabilitation Professionals Association (WDRPA)

Academic Partner

The University of Lodz

Academic Partner

MGM Institute of Physiotherapy

Academic Partner

Amritha Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India 

Academic Partner

University of the Western Cape,
South Africa

Strategic Partner

The Youth with Disabilities Empowerment Platform – Mauritius

Media Partner

Disabilities – an open access journal by MDPI

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The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM)

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