16 November 2016

Thematic Focus: Persons with Disabilities & Older People

Events & opportunities:

Networking event: Disabled and in Exile, London, 21 November 2016 [info]

Webinar: Including Older People and People with Disabilities in Shelter and WASH Responses, Online, 22 November 2016 [info]


Disability Task Force Guidelines: For Prioritisation of Disability-specific Services for Refugees and Other Vulnerable Populations in Jordan (Disability Task Force, Oct. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Disabled and Forcibly Displaced (Future Development Blog, Oct. 2016) [text]

"Disadvantage and Disability: Experiences of People from Refugee Backgrounds with Disability Living in Australia," Disability and the Global South, vol.3, no. 1 (2016) [open access]

Humanitarian Needs of Older Women and Men in Government Controlled Luhansk Oblast: Baseline Report (HelpAge International, Oct. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Migration and Older Age: Older Migrants and Migrant Care Workers, UNECE Policy Brief on Ageing, no. 17 (UN Economic Commission for Europe, July 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Restrictive Practices on Refugees in Australia with Intellectual Disability and Challenging Behaviours: A Family’s Story," Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 10, no. 4 (2016) [postprint via Queensland Univ. of Technology IR]

"Swift and Systematic? Identifying and Recording Disability in Forced Migration," Chapter in International Measurement of Disability (Springer, 2016) [abstract]

Other training resources:

The following two courses are part of HelpAge's Age and Disability Capacity Building Programme (ADCAP) and can also be requested from DisasterReady:

Basic Principles of Disability Inclusion in Humanitarian Response [info]

Understanding Older People and Their Needs in a Humanitarian Context [info]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Persons with Disabilities & Older People (9 Sept. 2016)

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