Commonly prescribed medications like Vyvanse and Adderall can be illegal in some countries even if legally obtained elsewhere. In addition to prescriptions, common concerns for students, advisors, and parents include how ADHD might be perceived in Japanese society and universities.
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For over 38 years, MIUSA has been working to advance the global disability rights movement, mobilizing over 2300 alumni from more than 135 countries. We've been able to do this with support from current and former homestay families, community supporters, funders, staff, volunteers, interns, board members, and partners...that's YOU!
GDDI will take place July 22-25, 2019. This event is by invitation only.
GDDI brings international development and human rights actors together with disabled women leaders from around the world to engage in direct dialogue about strategies for including women and girls with disabilities in development projects throughout the world.
Twenty-two disabled women activists from Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East and North Africa convened for the 9th international Women’s Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD), held July 13 – August 3, 2019. WILD is MIUSA's signature exchange program on disabled women's leadership.
The National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE) was represented at the 2019 convention of the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) by Program Coordinator Justin Harford.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by the United Nations in 2015, promises international development will “leave no one
behind”. Despite the fact that at least 20% of the world’s poorest are persons with disabilities, too often they are ignored in development
strategies and NGO programs, further marginalizing one of the world’s most vulnerable populations.
Held every three yeras, Women Deliver hosts a global conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women. In 2019, it will host 5-minute Power Talks designed to inspire and inform.
As part of the Gender Equality series of Power Talks, MIUSA CEO Susan Sygall will present:
"Moving from Inclusion to Infiltration"
Day: Wednesday June 5, 2019
Time: 10:50 - 10:55 am local time
Location: The Speakers' Power Stage
Staff from Mobility International USA (MIUSA) held a meet-up event for a casual evening of networking and visiting with new friends, potential collaborators, world travelers with and without disabilities, disability rights advocates, and others who are passionate about promoting access to international educational exchange.
The meet-up was an energetic evening filled with enthusiastic introductions, collaborative discussions, and dynamic strategies to carry on these new partnerships to ensure disability inclusion in international exchange and international development!
All NAFSA attendees are welcome to join MIG Co-Chair Justin Harford and others passionate about enhancing access to international education for students and staff with disabilities. Discuss updates, share resources and good practices, and network with fellow champions.
That is why, in the spring of 2019, NCDE held a panel discussion on how individuals with disabilities can go abroad with all of the personal care supports they might require.
Access the recording through YouTube and transcript under documents.