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New Job opportunities in Qatar

Mada, Qatar Assistive Technology Center is seeking to recruit committed and skilled people to help us achieve our vision of a fully accessible Qatar. The Mada center is an Assistive Technology Center, a not-for-profit organization devoted to ensuring that persons with disabilities in Qatar have access to the information and communications technologies that can improve their lives. The Center will serve as a catalyst for research and development of assistive technologies and create public…See More
Feb 4, 2011
David Banes commented on David Banes's group Accessibility Resources
"You shoudl now find that each week under the rss feed on this group a new free or low cost Assistive Technology is identified If you want to know more you can also subscribe to the weekly newsletter at www.davebanesaccess.com it is of course free"
Oct 10, 2010
Juan Francisco Delgado commented on David Banes's group Accessibility Resources
"Guadalinfo. An accesible telecentre network . A ambitious and pioneering project to get Guadalinfo, the biggest European network of telecentres, e-accessible for all. Funded with more than four millions euros by the European Union and the Andalusian…"
Oct 7, 2010
David Banes commented on David Banes's group Accessibility Resources
"I appreciate that it has been a while since i have updated this resource - apologies to all - what I have done is to create a website with a range of free downlaodable tools alongside free training materials, newsletter and podcast. To confuse you…"
Jul 17, 2010
David Banes posted a blog post

Assistive Technology Jobs In Qatar - Interested ?

Mada, Qatar Assistive Technology Center is seeking to recruit committed and skilled people to help us achieve our vision of a fully accessible Qatar. The Mada center is an Assistive Technology Center, a not-for-profit organization devoted to ensuring that persons with disabilities in Qatar have access to the information and communications technologies that can improve their lives. The Center will serve as a catalyst for research and development of assistive technologies and create public…See More
Jul 14, 2010
Laurentiu Bunescu commented on David Banes's blog post Personal News and Accessibility resources
"David, Many thanks for your important contribution regarding Accessibility issues and for the cooperation with the telecentre community. I would like to wish you the best of luck in your new adventure and hope to keep in touch! Laurentiu"
May 18, 2010
David Banes commented on David Banes's blog post Personal News and Accessibility resources
"I hope so - Im now settled into Doha and getting used to the 40 + degree heat There are great opportunities for collaboration in the future, and Ill be checking in regularly both here and via email Hope to speak soon David"
May 18, 2010
Nabil Eid commented on David Banes's blog post Personal News and Accessibility resources
"Dear David, Thanks so much for sharing us this info. We hope stay in contact and exchange experiences together in MENA Region"
May 2, 2010

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My organization ( if representing one)
AbilityNet
Organisation's Website
http://www.abilitynet.org.uk
Organisation's Address
PO BOX 94
Warwick
Coventry
CV34 5WS
England
What we do as an organization (100-word description)
AbilityNet is an organisation that supports digital inclusion for people with a disability. We work with organisations, companies, and individuals to find the best solution for individual needs and can provide advice, training and consultancy to others who wish to become digitally inclusive, both at a workstation and through website accessibility
My function in the organization
Director of Development
What ICT or e-Skill training programs does your organization offer ( if any)?
AbilityNet can provide training on all aspects of accessibility through face to face and group training, via webinars and through our elearning site at www.abilitynettraining.org
Number of telecentres linked to my organization
150
How you got in touch with this social network site?
Somebody pointed it to me
Why I would like to join the network
Accessibility and inclusion
Twitter user name
davebanes@hotmail.com

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New Job opportunities in Qatar

Mada, Qatar Assistive Technology Center is seeking to recruit committed and skilled people to help us achieve our vision of a fully accessible Qatar. The Mada center is an Assistive Technology Center, a not-for-profit organization devoted to ensuring that persons with disabilities in Qatar have access to the information and communications technologies that can improve their lives. The Center will serve as a catalyst for research and development of assistive technologies and create public… Continue

Posted on February 4, 2011 at 19:03

Assistive Technology Jobs In Qatar - Interested ?

Mada, Qatar Assistive Technology Center is seeking to recruit committed and skilled people to help us achieve our vision of a fully accessible Qatar. The Mada center is an Assistive Technology Center, a not-for-profit organization devoted to ensuring that persons with disabilities in Qatar have access to the information and communications technologies that can improve their lives. The Center will…

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Posted on July 14, 2010 at 12:36

Personal News and Accessibility resources

I wanted to let you all know that that Ill be leaving AbilityNet in two weeks time. Ive been with

AbilityNet for 10 years and im leaving the organisation, country and

continent to take up a post in Qatar as Deputy Director of the Mada

centre for assistive technologies.



The work with Telecentres has been one of the things that I have most valued

in those 10 years and I have every intention of trying to find a way of

staying involved, but in the short term I… Continue

Posted on April 30, 2010 at 15:35 — 3 Comments

Would you like to contribute to a podcast following tes 09

We would like to include a feature on TES09 in our next podcast that we are editing on Monday. We would love to include some soundbites from anyone who attended on their impressions, especially around the accessibility thread

If you would like to contribute - in english if possible - could you email me via the site or directly at david.banes@abilitynet.org.uk

Best regards to all

David Banes
AbilityNet

Posted on October 22, 2009 at 12:33

Great to meet you all in Istanbul

It was a pleasure to meet you all in Istanbul and a special hello to all those that attended the accessibility workstream. Feedback on the materials presented for your use would be very welcome and we look forward to working with you all in the coming months

Posted on October 18, 2009 at 23:03

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