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The Institute on Disability and Public Policy podcast series provides an open exchange for experts and advocates in the disability and public policy fields to discuss today's most pressing issues. Topics include: diversity in disability; accessibility and inclusive information and communications technologies (ICTs); history and implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD); human rights; and access to employment opportunities, education, justice, and political participation.

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The Institute on Disability and Public Policy podcast series provides an open exchange for experts and advocates in the disability and public policy fields to discuss today's most pressing issues. Topics include: diversity in disability; accessibility and inclusive information and communications technologies (ICTs); history and implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD); human rights; and access to employment opportunities, education, justice, and political participation.

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Institute on Disability and Public Policy Podcasts

Latest release on Apr 13, 2015

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The Institute on Disability and Public Policy podcast series provides an open exchange for experts and advocates in the disability and public policy fields to discuss today's most pressing issues. Topics include: diversity in disability; accessibility and inclusive information and communications technologies (ICTs); history and implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD); human rights; and access to employment opportunities, education, justice, and political participation.

Rank #1: IDPP Celebrates the 2013 International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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In this third podcast episode, the IDPP celebrates the 2013 International Day of Persons with Disabilities by providing a "year in review" of key activities in the international disability sphere. This includes the 6th Conference of States Parties to the UNCRPD, the UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on Disability and Development, and the US Senate hearings to ratify the UNCRPD.

Dec 12 2013

1hr 12mins

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Rank #2: IDPP Voices 10: Conversation with Pranesh Prakash

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This episode of IDPP Voices features a conversation with Mr. Pranesh Prakash, Policy Director at the Centre for Internet and Society in India and an Access to Knowledge Fellow at the Yale Information Society Project, during the Eight Annual Internet Governance Forum held in October 2013 in Bali, Indonesia.

Nov 19 2013

21mins

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Rank #3: IDPP Voices 9: Conversation With Dr. Rajeswary Appacutty and Ruth Arunasalam

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IDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn speaks with Dr. Rajeswary Appacutty and Ms. Ruth Arunasalam about their current work with the IDPP and the disability community during the IDPP’s visit to University of Malaya’s Centre for Continuing Education (UMCCed).

Nov 07 2013

3mins

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Rank #4: IDPP Voices 8: Conversation with Emerito Rojas

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This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Mr. Emerito Rojas, founder and president of the New Vois Association of the Philippines, during the 2013 IDPP Annual Meeting hosted by Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand.

Sep 18 2013

8mins

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Rank #5: IDPP Voices 7: Conversation with Tokyo Bak

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This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Mr. Tokyo Bak, senior program manager for disability at AusAID in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, during the 2013 IDPP Annual Meeting hosted by Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand.

Sep 11 2013

24mins

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Rank #6: IDPP Voices 6: Conversation with Mary Killeen

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  This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Ms. Mary Killeen, senior research associate at the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University, during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC.

Aug 28 2013

7mins

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Rank #7: IDPP Voices 5: Conversation with Thomas Simpson

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  This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Mr. Thomas Simpson, strategic marketing lead at ViewPlus Technologies, Inc. during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC.

Aug 21 2013

3mins

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Rank #8: IDPP Voices 4: Conversation with Joyojeet Pal

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This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Dr. Joyojeet Pal, assistant professor in the School of Information at the University of Michigan, during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC.

Aug 14 2013

8mins

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Rank #9: IDPP Voices 3: Conversation with Stephen Frank

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  This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation between Mr. Stephen Frank, video relay interpreting director at The Hearing and Speech Agency, and IDPP executive director Dr. Derrick Cogburn during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC.

Aug 07 2013

8mins

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Rank #10: IDPP Voices 2: Conversation with Rob Pearson

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  This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Mr. Rob Pearson, director of accessible digital media at Accessible Media, Inc., during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC.

Jul 31 2013

6mins

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IDPP 6: IDPP Accessible Cyberteaching and Learning for Students who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing

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Guest: IDPP Program Coordinator Ms. May Low shares her perspective on some techniques to deliver inclusive instruction and accessible teaching and learning methods for persons who are deaf or hard-of-hearing during an IDPP Accessible Cyberteaching Training workshop conducted for Ateneo de Manila University faculty in Manila, Philippines. Ms. Low’s presentation is followed by a Q&A session and discussion on IDPP’s accessible cyberteaching methods.

Apr 13 2015

7mins

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IDPP 5: The Global “Grand Challenge” of Disability and Development

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Guest: IDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick L. Cogburn discusses the Institute’s approach to its research and work – what it calls the global “grand challenge” of disability and development - during an IDPP Accessible Cyberteaching Training workshop conducted for Ateneo de Manila University faculty in Manila, Philippines.

Apr 07 2015

14mins

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IDPP Voices 12: Conversation with Risnawati Utami

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This episode of IDPP Voices features an interview with Ms. Risnawati Utami, Founder of the Ohana Indonesia and Disability Rights Advisor for the General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA). The interview was conducted by IDPP Program Associate Ms. Della Leonor during AGENDA’s The Third Regional Dialogue on Access to Elections in Jakarta, Indonesia held in January 2015. Resources: General Election Access Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) Ohana Indonesia

Feb 06 2015

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IDPP 4: 2015 International Studies Association (ISA) Global South Caucus Conference

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A delegation from the IDPP participated in the 2015 International Studies Association (ISA) Global South Caucus Conference from 8-10 January at Singapore Management University. A multinational IDPP research team composed of individuals from IDPP partner institutions delivered a panel presentation on the IDPP research project, "The “Grand Challenge” of Disability and Development: Comparative Analysis of ASEAN Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Malaysia, Philippines, Cambodia, Singapore, and Vietnam" on 10 January at 1:00 PM SGT.  Chaired by IDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick L. Cogburn, the panel featured: Dr. Ruzita Mohd Amin of International Islamic University-Malaysia Dr. Norhayati Zakaria of Universiti Utara Malaysia Dr. Rohana binti Jani of University of Malaya Dr. Wong Ee Meng of Nanyang Technological University-Singapore Ms. Paula Appelhans of Association of Women for Action & Research-Singapore Ms. May Low, active volunteer of Singapore Association of the Deaf Mr. Khy Huy, IDPP Regional Research Coordinator Mr. Muhammad Fadhlullah bin Sharuddin, IDPP Fellow and Assistant Director of Disability Services Unit at International Islamic University of Malaysia.

Feb 04 2015

1hr 42mins

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IDPP Voices 11: A conversation with Dolores Laudenorio

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This episode of IDPP Voices features a conversation with Dolores Laudenorio, Sectoral Council member of the National Anti Poverty Commission of the Philippines.

Jun 19 2014

8mins

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IDPP Celebrates the 2013 International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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In this third podcast episode, the IDPP celebrates the 2013 International Day of Persons with Disabilities by providing a "year in review" of key activities in the international disability sphere. This includes the 6th Conference of States Parties to the UNCRPD, the UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on Disability and Development, and the US Senate hearings to ratify the UNCRPD.

Dec 12 2013

1hr 12mins

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IDPP Voices 10: Conversation with Pranesh Prakash

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This episode of IDPP Voices features a conversation with Mr. Pranesh Prakash, Policy Director at the Centre for Internet and Society in India and an Access to Knowledge Fellow at the Yale Information Society Project, during the Eight Annual Internet Governance Forum held in October 2013 in Bali, Indonesia.

Nov 19 2013

21mins

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IDPP Voices 9: Conversation With Dr. Rajeswary Appacutty and Ruth Arunasalam

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IDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn speaks with Dr. Rajeswary Appacutty and Ms. Ruth Arunasalam about their current work with the IDPP and the disability community during the IDPP’s visit to University of Malaya’s Centre for Continuing Education (UMCCed).

Nov 07 2013

3mins

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IDPP Voices 8: Conversation with Emerito Rojas

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This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Mr. Emerito Rojas, founder and president of the New Vois Association of the Philippines, during the 2013 IDPP Annual Meeting hosted by Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand.

Sep 18 2013

8mins

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IDPP Voices 7: Conversation with Tokyo Bak

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This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Mr. Tokyo Bak, senior program manager for disability at AusAID in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, during the 2013 IDPP Annual Meeting hosted by Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand.

Sep 11 2013

24mins

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IDPP Voices 6: Conversation with Mary Killeen

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  This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Ms. Mary Killeen, senior research associate at the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University, during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC.

Aug 28 2013

7mins

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IDPP Voices 5: Conversation with Thomas Simpson

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  This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Mr. Thomas Simpson, strategic marketing lead at ViewPlus Technologies, Inc. during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC.

Aug 21 2013

3mins

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IDPP Voices 4: Conversation with Joyojeet Pal

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This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Dr. Joyojeet Pal, assistant professor in the School of Information at the University of Michigan, during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC.

Aug 14 2013

8mins

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IDPP Voices 3: Conversation with Stephen Frank

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  This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation between Mr. Stephen Frank, video relay interpreting director at The Hearing and Speech Agency, and IDPP executive director Dr. Derrick Cogburn during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC.

Aug 07 2013

8mins

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IDPP Voices 2: Conversation with Rob Pearson

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  This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Mr. Rob Pearson, director of accessible digital media at Accessible Media, Inc., during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC.

Jul 31 2013

6mins

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IDPP Voices 1: Conversation with Hiroshi Kawamura

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  This inaugural episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation between Mr. Hiroshi Kawamura, president of the DAISY Consortium and founder of DAISY for All, and IDPP executive director Dr. Derrick Cogburn during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC.

Jul 24 2013

4mins

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IDPP 2: Live Broadcast from M-Enabling

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This podcast episode captures the engaging IDPP roundtable discussion "Mobile Accessibility and the UNCRPD: The Intersections of Accessible Mobile Technology and Disability Policy" during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC. Moderated by IDPP executive director Dr. Derrick Cogburn, the roundtable included Axel Leblois, president and CEO of G3iCT; Ambassador Luis Gallegos, past chair of the United Nations General Assembly Ad-Hoc Committee for a Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, current permanent representative of Ecuador to the United Nations in Geneva, and IDPP advisory board and faculty member; Susan Palmer Mazrui, director for public policy at AT&T; David Dikter, CEO of the Assistive Technology Industry Association; and Dr. Joyojeet Pal, assistant professor in the School of Information at the University of Michigan.

Jul 16 2013

46mins

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IDPP 1: Ambassador Gallegos Spring 2013 Lecture

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The IDPP and the International Development Program (IDP) at American University’s School of International Service co-hosted the 8th annual and first virtual IDP Spring Public Lecture on Development made available to the public today. Moderated by IDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn and IDP Professor Dr. David Hirschmann, the lecture features IDPP Advisory Board and faculty member Ambassador Luis Gallegos, permanent representative of Ecuador to the United Nations (UN) Office in Geneva and Vice-Chair of the UN Human Rights Council.

May 21 2013

1hr 29mins

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COTELCO Celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2012

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The first podcast in a series by the Institute on Disability and Public Policy. IDPP podcasts examine the history, background, and implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Topics include: diversity and disability; accessibility and inclusive information and communication technologies; equal rights and access to justice; education; work and employment; and political participation.

Jan 16 2013

58mins

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