The 1st International Conference on Special Education:
Innovation to Enhance Learning Initiatives and Practices


Day Time Activity Room Room
27/7/2015 18:00 - 20:00 Dinner 5th Floor  
28/7/2015 08:00 – 09:00 Registration 1st Floor  
  09:00 – 09:10 Welcome Remarks, by Dr. Kamol Rodklai, Secretary-General, Office of the Basic Education Commission, Ministry of Education Thailand and Dr.Yasmin Hussain, Director of SEAMEO SEN Ballroom Download
  09:10 – 10:00 Keynote Speech: Innovation as a tool : Unlocked Education, Accessibility and Employment Opportunities to Persons with Disability, by Dr.Monthian Buntan, Member of the Legislative Assembly; Expert Member of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Ballroom Download
  10:00 – 10:30 Tea Break with Poster Session Foyer  
  10:30 – 12:00

Plenary Session 1: The Role of Innovation to Enhance Learning Initiatives and Practices

  • Dr. Derrick L. Cogburn, Director of Institute on Disability and Public Policy
  • Lord Colin Low, president of  International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment
  • Dr.Ming-Tak Hue,  Head of Department of Special Education and Counselling, The Hong Kong Institution of Education
Ballroom Download
  12:00 – 13:00 Lunch 2nd&5th Floor  
  13:00 – 17:00 Concurrent Session I & Session II 10 Rooms  
Room 1   Download
Room 2   Download
Room 3   Download
Room 4   Download
Room 5   Download
Room 6   Download
Room 7   Download
Room 8    
Room 9   Download
Room 10   Download
  14:30 – 15:00 Tea Break with Poster Session Foyer  
  15:00 – 17:00 Round table: Issues and Challenges in Special Education: Way Forward BB 206 on 2nd Floor Download
  18:00 – 20:00

International Banquet

5th Floor Download
29/7/2015 08:30 – 10:00

Plenary Session 2: Rethinking Schooling, Teaching and Learning Through Innovation
Moderator: Dr.Witaya Jeeradechakul

  • Dr. Benja  Chonlathanon, Expert Member of the National Committee for the Education of Persons with Disability, MOE, Thailand
  • Mr. Wan Mohd Noor B Wan Endut, Deputy Director of Special Education Programme, Special Education Division, Ministry of Education Malaysia
  • Dr. Sharifah Mariam, Ministry of Education Singapore
  • Dr. Praptono, Deputy Director of Learning, Directorate of Special Education, Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia. 
  10:00 – 10:30 Tea Break with Poster Session Foyer  
  10:30 – 11:30 Concurrent Session III 9 Rooms  
  11:30 – 12:30 Lunch 2nd&5th Floor  
  13:00 – 14:00 Opening Ceremony Ballroom  
  13:05 – 13:15 No Limits / Dance Performance by Students with Special Needs Ballroom  
  13:20 – 13:25 Welcoming  Remarks, by Dr.Gatot  Hari Priowirjanto, Director of SEAMEO Secretariat Ballroom  
  13:25 – 13:30 Welcoming  Remarks, by Admiral Narong Pipatanasai, Minister of Education, Thailand Ballroom  
  13:30 -  13:35 Opening Speech, , by H.E. Prof. Yongyuth  Yuthavong, Deputy Prime Minister, Thailand    
  13:35 – 14:00 Photo Session and  Press Conference    
  14:00 – 14:45 Keynote session: Innovations that Lead from Inclusive Education to an Inclusive Society,
by Dr.Sheryl Burgstahler, University of Washington
  14:45 – 15:15 Tea Break with Poster Session Foyer  
  15:15 – 16:00 Keynote session: The Right of Children with Disabilities to Education: A Rights-Based Approach to Inclusive Education,
by Mr.Philippe Testot-Ferry, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
  18:00 – 21:00 Dinner Cruise River Side  
30/7/2015 8:30 – 9:15 Keynote session: Celebrating SEN Teachers and the Children They Teach, by Dr.Michael Churton, University Of South Florida Ballroom  
  9:30 – 12:00 Workshop Session I
  • Science Education of the Blind Students, by Dr.Yoshiko Toriyama, Japan
  • O-G: Long Established as a Multisensory, Structured Language Approach for Teaching Dyslexic and Language Disabled Students, by Sheila Costello, President, Board of Trustees Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
  • Adaptation and Replication of DO-IT Practices, by Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D., University of Washington
  • Curative Education for Children with Special Needs : How to Work with Family and Children with Special Needs from New Born to 6 Years, by Dr. Jitprapa Sri-On
  • Qalami as Assistive Device for Writing by Dr Hanafi Yasin,National University of Malaysia
  • Inspired by Inherent Sense of People with Special Needs by Eiji Jo, the representative of NPO SAORI-HIROBA
6 Rooms  
  12:00 – 13:00 Lunch 2nd&5th Floor  
  13:00 – 16:00 Workshop Session II
  • Communication for Inclusive Education: Effective Approaches to Engage and Mobilize Communities and Educators to Reduce Stigmatization and Increase Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Education, by Tomas Jensen, UNICEF
  • AT in Classroom, by NECTEC
  • Innovations in Deafblind and Multiple Disabilities Education, by Perkins International, Perkins School for the Blind.
  • Bilingual Waldorf-inspired Education for Deaf Children : How to Teach Math for Deaf Children,
    by Dr.Jitprapa Sri-on
  • PECS for  Children with Autism, by Dr Hanani Rasit Permata Kurnia Malaysia
  • RTI: Reading Intervention for Elementary Schools (Thai language), by  Dr. Kullaya Kosuwan, Songkhla Rajabhat University, Dr. Yuwadee Viriyangkur, Chiang Mai University and the team
6 Rooms  
  16:15 – 17:00 Wrap-up Session and closing Remarks Ballroom  
  16:15 – 16:45 Conference summary report, by SEAMEO SEN Ballroom  
  16:45 – 17:00 Closing remarks, by Dr.Suthep Chitayawong, Deputy Secretary-General, Office of the Basic Education Commission, Ministry of Education Thailand  Ballroom  
  18:00 – 20:00 Dinner 5th Floor
31/7/2015 07:30 – 20:00 Educational Tour    
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