Conference Calendars

Scouring the ‘Net for a special education conference, an assistive technology fair, or other disability-related event? Check out these sites!
Calendar of NIDRR Project Events [added 12/3/01]
Conferences, workshops, presentations and other events sponsored by projects funded through the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).
Closing the Gap – Conferences and Events
A chronological list of conferences and events relating to assistive technology.
Disability Training Calendar: Conferences, continuing education, and other events
An up-to-date chronological list of a wide variety of disability-related events, from Iowa’s University Affiliated Program.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education – ERIC/EECE Conference Calendar
An extensive listing of conferences, workshops, lectures and other events relating to special education.
Family Village Library – Conferences
A list of health and disability related conferences.
Healthfinder’s National Health Observances
A handy list of days, weeks, or months devoted to promoting particular health concerns. See the year 2000 at a glance, or check the month-by-month listings. A pdf version is also available.
KEN Calendar
This database of of community awareness and conference calendar events in the mental health field can be searched by month or keyword.
The LD Calendar
LD OnLine’s comprehensive list of national, state and local conferences relating to learning disabilities.
This commercial site is comprehensive (it claims to list over 7,000 medical conferences) and easy to use. Search under “disabilities” or the specific topic that interests you.
Meetings, Organizations And Resources in Behavioral Healthcare
Myron Pulier’s extensive international list of educational and scientific meetings in the mental health field. This is an up-to-date, nicely arranged, and easily accessed compilation which can be searched by date, location, or organization.
Mental Health Net Calendar
You can search this large database of mental health conferences by month or topic; you can also limit your search to conferences that offer continuing education credits.
NARIC Calendar of Events
NARIC’s Calendar of Events lists “local, national, and international events which are important to the disability and rehabilitation communities.” You can browse by month or search for events by keyword, location or date.
National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials – Disability & Rehabilitation
Events Calendar
[added 10/10/00]
A nicely formatted calendar of rehabilitation conferences and meetings; new and not heavily used when we last checked in October 2000.
NICHCY’s Database of Conferences
This database from the National Information Center for Children with Disabilities contains up-to-date information about pertinent upcoming conferences, which can be searched by keyword. There is no chronological list.
Related Subjects
For conferences relating to specific topics or disabilities, check the major web sites relating to the topic or disability that interests you.
For information about planning accessible conferences, see Conferences & Meetings: Planning for Access
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