Fwd: CIRRIE Conference May 6-8, 2002

From: Judy Brewer (jbrewer@w3.org)
Date: Wed, Oct 17 2001

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    From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
    Subject: Fwd: CIRRIE Conference May 6-8, 2002
    >Subject: CIRRIE Conference May 6-8, 2002
    >Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2001 10:13:20 -0400
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    >The Center for International Rehabilitation Information and Exchange
    >(CIRRIE) is pleased to announce an international conference on Providing
    >Services for Foreign-Born Persons with Disabilities.  The conference will be
    >held May 6-8, 2002 in Washington, DC.  Presenters will
    >describe problems and best practices in providing rehabilitation and
    >disability services in countries with high rates of immigration.  Other
    >sessions will focus on the cultures of the countries of origin, especially
    >their views of disability and its causes, as well as the influence of
    >culture on the choice of service outcomes and methods.  Sessions will also
    >be organized on specific issues affecting different types of rehabilitation
    >and disability services.
    >A "Call for Papers" will be issued soon.  Preliminary information can be
    >accessed at http://cirrie.buffalo.edu/conference/CIRRIE2002.html.
    >For further information, or to be put on the conference mailing list, please
    >contact Nancy Wilkins at nwilkins@buffalo.edu.
    >CIRRIE (http://cirrie.buffalo.edu) is sponsored by a grant from the National
    >Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) of the U.S.
    >Department of Education.
    >John Stone, PhD, Director
    >Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange
    >515 Kimball Tower
    >University at Buffalo, State University of New York
    >Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    >Email: jstone@buffalo.edu
    >Phone: (716) 829-3141 ext. 125
    >Fax: (716) 829-3217
    >Web: http://cirrie.buffalo.edu
    Judy Brewer    jbrewer@w3.org    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
    Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
    MIT/LCS Room NE43-355, 200 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA