AusACPDM Listening and Sharing session

Supporting children and adults with disabilities in low-middle-income countries during the COVID pandemic

Join us in our free listening and sharing session.

Wednesday 27th October 2021 at 4.30pm Australian DST

Topic information: Come together to discuss the innovative strategies being used to support families of children and adults with disabilities in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka during the COVID pandemic.


Ms Israt Jahan (Program Manager, CSF Global) will be speaking about how the team at CSF and implementing community-based rehabilitation and research programs during the COVID pandemic.

Prof Samanmali Sumanasena (Hon Consultant Paediatrician North Colombo Teaching Hospital and University of Kelaniya) will be speaking about the impact of the COVID pandemic on health and disability services in Sri Lanka.

Mr Gopi Kitnasamy (Head of Rehabilitation Services) will be talking about the MJF Charitable Foundation’s use of the disABILITY Screening App to provide telehealth services to children and adults with disabilities.

The session will be facilitated by: Dr Hayley Smithers-Sheedy

The aim of our AusACPDM Listening and sharing sessions are to share knowledge, experiences and learnings. These will be held via zoom, and will be open to everyone (but registration numbers are limited!). Recordings of some of our sessions will be made available within the members only section of the AusACPDM website at a later date.

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Date: 27 October - 27 October

Location: Zoom, please register for link

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