Publication Workshop

New Trends in Special Education Research and Publishing”

Date: 11th November 2022 | Time: 08.00 a.m. – 09.00 a.m. IST

Dissemination of research findings is an essential part of the scientific research process.  Hence, it is of utmost importance for a researcher who is writing a full paper with the aim of publishing in a reputable journal or in a reputable proceeding.  Furthermore, getting a paper published in a reputable peer-reviewed journal or proceeding is an important milestone for researchers.

All conference participants are welcome to participate in this workshop.


This workshop will discuss the issues related to research and publication and especially it will;

  • Research and Publication on Special Education
  • New Trends in Research and Publications
  • Importance and challenges of publishing research with regards to Special Education
  • The scholarly writing style and related tactics
  • Appropriate data interpretation techniques in the discipline

Prof. Dr. Hakan SARI

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

Workshop 01

“Assisted living in Poland – an example of deinstitutionalization”

Date: 11th November 2022 | Time Duration: 45 Minutes

This workshop will explore the CHALLENGES RELATED TO THE PROVISION OF assisted living SERVICES IN POLAND Conclusions and recommendations. Practical examples of assisted living in Poland

Dr. Dorota Kobus-Ostrowska

Institute of Economics
Faculty of Economics and Sociology
University of Lodz

Area covered;

  • Assisted living purposes
  • The model of assisted living In Poland
  • Assisted housing entities
  • Addressees of assisted living
  • Documents necessary for the initial recruitment of a resident
  • Principles of final qualification of people to assisted living
  • Selected recommendations regarding the necessary standard of assisted living
  • Forms of support provided in assisted living:
  • Physiotherapy training (physiotherapy classes)
  • Practical skills training (self-service)
  • Garden training
  • Training in spending free time
  • Exercise training
  • Budget training
  • Culinary training
  • Hygiene training training
  • Drug training
  • Training in the care of external appearance
  • Training in caring for contacts with others (social skills)
  • Psychological counseling
  • Dietary counseling
  • Legal counseling

Workshop 02

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

Time Duration: 45 Minutes

Prof. Marcia J. Scherer

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
New York

The Matching Person and Technology (MPT) assessment forms and process are the subject of a new book designed for provider-user teams in technology selection for a person with a disability.  The forms consist of questions to guide the provider-user team in understanding the user's needs, priorities and preferences regarding a technology solution and avoid the frustration that can come from a poor person-device match.  They are freely available online and have been validated globally.  This workshop will present and discuss the forms and the MPT process

Workshop 03

“Facilitating Career and Employment Opportunities”

Time Duration: 45 Minutes

Ms. Manique Gunaratne

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

Workshop 04

“Sexuality, Sexual Expression and Relationships”

Time Duration: 45 Minutes

Jennie Williams

CEO, Enhance the UK

Jennie Williams is the founder and CEO of Enhance The UK, a user-led charity campaigning to change public perceptions of disability. Enhance The UK provide face to face and virtual training to businesses and organisations on a variety of different topics surrounding disability awareness. All of their training is delivered by disabled trainers, utilising a powerful combination of expert knowledge, and lived experience. Jennie is very passionate about the charity’s Undressing Disability campaign, which focuses on the sexual rights of disabled people. 

Panel Discussion

“Understanding and Advocating for University Students with Disabilities”

Dr. Loren O’ Connor

United States of America

Dr. Thierry Kolpin

United States of America

Christina Cassady R N


Dr. Deepthi N. Shanbhag

St. John’s Medical College

Dr. Lynn Rose

American University of Iraq

Dr. Bunsung Heng

Siem Reap,

Dr. June Njama (BDS, MDS)


Dr. Mbugua Wa Mungai

Directorate of Disability Services Kenyatta University


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