ICP Update

Latest News From the International Communication Project (June 2022)

The ICP newsletter brings you communication-related information and stories from around the world. Continue reading to learn about the launch of the ICP’s new podcast, and our participation in the recent United Nations Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Personal with Disabilities in New York. New Podcast to Increase Awareness Earlier this month, the International Communication Project (ICP) launched
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Latest News from the International Communication Project (February 2022)

The ICP newsletter brings you communication-related information and stories from around the world. Continue reading to learn more about World Hearing Day, including the opportunity to attend a virtual debate, as well as the challenges facing children with hearing loss from disadvantaged backgrounds and ICP’s presence at the 2022 Global Disability Summit. World Hearing Day – 3 March 2022 World Hearing Day is on 3 March 2022. This
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ICP and the Global Disability Summit 2022

Presidents, Prime Ministers, CEOs of global agencies, the head of the WHO: the Global Disability Summit, hosted online in February by the governments of Norway and Ghana, had an impressive attendance list. Representatives of the International Communication Project were also present as participants, scoping the potential for future events and interventions to raise the profile of communication disability. Here are some reflections. International events
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Latest News from the International Communication Project (December 2021)

The ICP newsletter brings you communication-related information and stories from around the world. Continue reading to learn more about the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), ICP’s ongoing advocacy work at the UN and how a Deaf Cambodian tuk-tuk driver navigates the busy streets of Phnom Penh. International Day of Persons with Disabilities December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). First
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An Advocacy Snapshot in 2021

November 2021 The International Communication Project (ICP) has been advocating with and for people with communication disability since 2014. A key goal has been to raise the profile of communication disability, both general awareness of prevalence and incidence (how they occur and who might have a communication disability); and also to influence the policy landscape. Our work is to ensure that people with communication
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Latest News from the International Communication Project (September 2021)

The ICP newsletter brings you communication-related information and stories from around the world. Continue reading to learn more about how the ICP is working to place communication disability on the record, to learn more about a device that allows a paralysed man to communicate with words, to read the updates made to the ICP’s Mission, Vision and Goals and for an article on the
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ICP Works to Place Communication Disability on the Record

At this year’s United Nations Conference of State Parties on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the ICP arranged for statements about communication disability to be made for the record. The following statement was made by Abed Ahmed, who is both a teacher and person with lived experience of communication disability. Abed has a stammer. Children with communication disability, beyond the
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Latest News from the International Communication Project (June 2021)

The ICP newsletter brings you communication-related information and stories from around the world. Continue reading to learn more about training speech language therapists in Vietnam, voice banking and how it is having a dramatic impact on improving the lives of some individuals with a communication disability, highlighting the impact of communication disabilities on work and employment, and how lockdown has affected children’s speech and what parents
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ICP Highlights the Impact of Communication Disabilities on Work and Employment

Raising the profile of communication disabilities at the United Nations (UN) is an important goal of the International Communication Project (ICP). The ICP recently provided a submission to the 24th session of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to highlight the impact of communication disabilities on work and employment ahead of the general discussion in March 2021 on the right of
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ICP Submits Comments to UN Committee

This past March, the International Communication Project (ICP) submitted comments about the impact of communication disabilities on employment to a United Nations (UN) committee that monitors the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The committee had invited submissions as part of its preparation for issuing a statement concerning Article 27 of the UN Convention, the right to work
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