About the Conference

About the Conference

Under the generous patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz - may God protect him - King Salman Center for Disability Research will organize the "Sixth International Conference on Disability and Rehabilitation" during 4-7 December 2022. This is in cooperation with several bodies, and this conference in its sixth edition is considered an international scientific gathering that will launch to broad horizons with great ambitions that simulate the aspirations of the Revered King, and contribute to making qualitative leaps in all areas related to disability, to be a pioneering distinguished conference, as confirmed by the shrine of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. God bless him. It is considered a continuation of the previous five conferences, which were successful with the recommendations they came out with, which contributed to improving the services provided to people with disabilities, and the state's adoption - may God support it - of a number of national programs.
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.
Fields of Participation

Empirical Research


Scientific Papers




Scientific Posters

Pre-Conference Activities (January 22-24, 2022)

January 22nd-24th, 2022

Conference Activities

Discussion Sessions


Associated Exhibitions


Books Exhibition


Organizer’s Exhibition


Disability Associations

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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