About the Conference

About the Conference

A global conference organized periodically by the King Salman Center for Disability Research, in which a group of experts and scientists participate locally, regionally, and globally, and witnesses a prominent presence of researchers, specialists, experts, scientists, individuals with disabilities, and their families, businessmen, decision makers in addition to the global media momentum, and is considered one of the international and qualitative conferences specialized in the fields of disability. The conference will launch many distinguished national initiatives, in addition to the localization of technologies and support services for individuals with disabilities and finding solutions to face disability in a distinctive and comprehensive scientific manner through scientific research

Conference Vision

The conference should be an international scientific event that simulates the ambitions of the leader of the country's vision and contributes to making qualitative leaps in all fields related to persons with disabilities. Provide diverse opportunities for professional, scientific, and cultural development in the field of disability for researchers, interested persons, persons with disabilities, their families, and service providers in the field of disability, which will contribute to the application of best practices in all areas of disability to improve the lives of persons with disabilities.

The Conference Aligns with Vision 2030:
1. The conference enhances the status of the Kingdom and contributes to the realization of its vision (2030) by empowering individuals with disabilities and qualifying them for the labor market.
2. The conference is consistent with the strategic objectives of the Quality of Life Program, including:
  • Prepare all facilities and infrastructure for the use of individuals with disabilities.
  • Development of sports suitable for individuals with disabilities in educational institutions.
  • Empowering individuals with disabilities, integrating them into society and improving their lifestyle.
  • Enable individuals with disabilities to have access to appropriate employment opportunities, education that guarantees their independence, integration as active members in society, and providing them with all the facilities and tools that help them achieve success.
  • Activating digital health and empowering individuals with disabilities.
Conference Topics
TOPIC 1 | Research Issues from Research to Implementation

Medical & Healthcare Aspect

  • Genetics field and gene therapy.
  • Health and physical safety in light of diseases and epidemics.
  • Psychological health of individuals with disabilities.

Educational, Rehabilitation, and Support Services Aspect

  • Training, teaching, and developing skills for individuals with disabilities.
  • Assessment, diagnosis, and evaluation.
  • Psychosocial and social rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities.
  • Assistive services (speech, communication, and occupational therapies, etc).
  • Families of individuals with disabilities.
  • Individuals with twice exceptionality (gifted with disability).

Innovation in Assistive Technology Integration and Accessibility

  • Distance learning and individuales with disabilities.
  • Assistive technology and prosthetic devices.
  • Artficial Intelligence for Accessibility.
  • Innovations for individuals with disabilities.

Media and Disability

  • Media role in supporting individuals with disabilities.
  • Local, regional and inernational media experiences in supporting disability’s issues.
TOPIC 2 | Empowerment’s Issues from Childhood to Adulthood

Transition Programs

  • Educational Interventions.
  • Higher education.
  • Vocational training and employment.
  • Individuals with disabilities and Entrepreneurship.
  • Social life and livehood.

Sector Integration

National initiatives and programs

  • The Universal Accessibility Program.
  • The National Program for Newborn Screening.
  • The Mental Health Program.
  • The Learning Disability Program.
  • The National Program for Autism Prevalence in Saudi Arabia.

Universal Accessibility

  • Universal access (Technical, Engineering, Educational).
  • Sector integration to facilitate empowerment and universal access.
General Objectives of the Conference:
  • Highlighting the leading role of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in specialized scientific research in the field of disability.
  • Enriching the field by showing how to apply the results of scientific research to serve individuals with disabilities and their families in various fields.
  • Discuss scientific issues and contemporary trends in the field of empowerment of individuals with disabilities.
  • Exchange of international scientific experiences in facilitating the safe movement of individuals with disabilities from childhood to youth.
  • Benefit from evidence-based experiences and practices to address challenges in the field of disability.
  • Strengthen intersectoral partnerships to serve individuals with disabilities.
  • Highlight the role of entrepreneurship in various sectors to train and employ individuals with disabilities.
  • Encourage innovation in the technological field in a way that contributes to the empowerment and independence of in 1- Universal Access:

Universal access:

  • Universal access (technically, engineering, educationally).
  • Integration of sectors to facilitate empowerment and universal access.

Medical and health aspects

  • Genetic field and gene therapy.
  • Health and physical safety in light of diseases and epidemics.
  • Mental health of individuals with disabilities.

Education, rehabilitation, and support services

  • Training, education, and development of skills of individuals with disabilities.
  • Measurement, diagnosis, and evaluation.
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities.
  • Support services (speech and speech, occupational therapy, etc.).
  • Families of individuals with disabilities.
  • Exceptional dual individuals (gifted individuals with disabilities).individuals with disabilities.

Technical integration and innovation

  • Distance learning and individuals with disabilities.
  • Assistive technologies and prosthetic devices.
  • Smart empowerment and artificial intelligence.
  • Recent innovations in the service of individuals with disabilities.

Media and Disability:

  • The role of the media in empowering individuals with disabilities.

Transitional Programs:

  • Educational interventions.
  • University education.
  • Qualification and professional employment.
  • Evidence-based practices in the field of entrepreneurship.
  • Social and living life.

Integration of sectors (national initiatives and programs):

  • Universal Access Program.
  • Early screening program.
  • Mental Health Program.
  • Learning Disabilities Program.
  • National Autism Survey in the Kingdom.
Expected Attendees of The Conference:

Decision makers.

Heads of regional, global, and local organizations
and associations.


Scientists, experts.

Academics, researchers.



Academics, researchers.

Their Excellencies of Universities and
Deans of Faculties.

Education Sector.

Social Rehabilitation Sector.

Individuals with disabilities.

Health sector.

Media Sector.

Families of individuals with disabilities.

Scientific Research Sector.

Labour sector.

Boards of Directors of associations working
in the field of disability.

Fields of Participation

Empirical Research




Scientific Posters

Target audience
  • People with disabilities.
  • Families of individuals with disabilities.
  • Academics and researchers in various disability fields.
  • Employees of disability research centers.
  • Specialists in various fields related to disability.
  • Faculty members and postgraduate students.
  • Service providers in the field of disability.
  • Entrepreneurs.
  • Media.
  • Scientific Posters' hall, focused on research and paperwork of postgraduate students in the field of disability, submitted in accordance with the theme of the conference
  • Engineers, architects and project managers in ministries, governmental organizations and relevant secretariats
  • Officials in government institutions and depart
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