SensAge conference Istanbul (July 2013)

Date: 11 Jul 2013
Author: Ruben Koman

The 2nd Annual SensAge Conference 'Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities – Quality of Services and Their Impact' took place in Istanbul, on the 2nd July 2013, within the framework of the 8th ICEVI-European Conferenceon Education and Rehabilitation of people with visually impairment. On the 3rd of July a SensAge project meeting took place.

The Conference focused on the sharing of knowledge, practice and experiences and on the identification of issues, within the remit of SensAge being the Reference Point in Europe for Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities.

The best practices out of the Knowledge Base of the website www.sensage.eu were presented in Istanbul. You will be able to find them on this website or by just clicking here: Communication when the hearing is failing (Oslo Voksenopplæring Skullerud), Dodir Zagreb Lujo (Dodir), Method Specialist Care for visually impaired elderly at De Vlasborch (Royal Dutch Visio). A video of the lecture of Ruth van Nispen (Istanbul, July the 2nd) can be watched here (Depression and anxiety in visually impaired older adults: an overview). Below you will find the leaflet with these best practices [under construction].

The SensAge conference was organised with the partnership of the EU Grundtvig Network Project Lifelong Learning Needs for Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities (SensAge), ICEVI-Europe – International Council on Education & Re/habilitation of People with Visually Impairment and Beyazay Association of Turkey.


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