[Art_beyond_sight_theory_and_research] Braille and graphics for children and youth, Stockholm
Lisa.Yayla at statped.no
Mon Dec 5 09:58:58 UTC 2016
New conference coming up in Stockholm Sweden.
Braille and graphics for children and youth
Stockholm April 5-7, 2017
Welcome to the Tactile Reading conference in Stockholm 5-7 April - the most important international conference about braille and graphics for children and youth in 2017. The conference will bring together people working with children and youth with visual impairments and blindness, academics in various research areas, vendors and game changers.
This will be a great experience and opportunity to exchange knowledge with more than 200 delegates. The conference is arranged by the Swedish Agency for Accessible Media and the National Agency for Special Needs Education and Schools in Sweden.
We offer more than 50 speakers, from various countries, who will present successful working methods and useful research results in the field of tactile reading.
* Development of tactualunderstanding
* Tactile reading and the brain
* Braille and literacy
* Tactile graphics
* Universal design and tactile reading
Read about what the conference has to offer you on our website and stay updated. New speakers will be presented in the next few weeks!
Visit our website for registration and more information: www.tactilereading.org#tactilereading17
We hope to see you in April!
Register beforeJanuaryfor an early birddiscount!
Catarina Hägg Project manager, the
National Agency for Special Needs
Education and Schools
Björn Westling Research & development,
the Swedish Agency for Accessible Media Call for Abstracts:DeadlineMay 312016. Call for abstracts and posters for the Tactile Reading conference 2017 Tactile Reading will take place in Stockholm April 5-7 2017, bringing together people working with children and youth with visual impairments and blindness, from all over the world. Academics in various research areas, teachers, specialists, commercial compa-nies, developers and innovators in the field of tactile reading are invited. The conference is arranged by Swedish Agency for Accessible Media (MTM) and National Agency for Special Needs Education and Schools (SPSM). This will be a chance to share experiences and research in the field of tactile reading. The conference will promote best practices and inspire to new ideas for research, and will bring people together for future collaboration. This is the first time this conference is arranged, with the ambition to create a recurrent international event. Call for Abstracts We are seeking practitioners and academics to give presentations on the following topics: * Development of tactual understanding * Tactile reading and the brain * Braille and literacy * Tactile graphics * Universal design and tactile reading The time for a presentation is either 20 or 40 minutes. All presentations should be in English. Send your contribution to: tactilereading2017 at mtm.se Present a poster If you prefer to present a poster at the conference please submit your proposal and contact us. We are looking forward to meet you! For more information and details: www.tactilereading.org Braille and graphics for children and youth Stockholm April 5-7, 2017
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