Prof. Tirussew Teferra, PhD
Department of Education, Addis Ababa University
Prof. Tirussew Teferra is a leading Ethiopian scholar and researcher in the field of disability and special needs education. He established special education as an academic discipline at university level in Ethiopia and is involved in disability reasearch on an international level.
Ass. Prof. Alemayehu Teklemariam, PhD
Head of the Department of Special Needs Education, Addis Ababa University
Yirgashewa Bekele, Doctoral Candidate
Department of Special Needs Education, Addis Ababa University
Assist. Prof. Dr. Siriparn Sriwanyong
Department of Special Education, Srinakharinwirot University Bangkok
Prof. Siriparn Sriwanyong is an internationally known scholar in the field of special education. He has earned various degrees in Thailand (B.A. in Linguistics at Thammasat University, Ed. D. in Special Education at Srinakharinwirot University) and the United States (M.B.A. at the University of Central Missouri, M.S. in Audiology at the University of Wyoming).
Assist. Prof. Dr. Daranee Saksiriphol
Head of the Department of Special Education, Srinakharinwirot University Bangkok
from the United Kingdom:
Prof. Lani Florian, PhD
Chair in Social and Educational Inclusion at the University of Aberdeen
Prof. Lani Florian is an internationally renowned scholar and researcher in the field of inclusive and special education. She is editor of the "Sage Handbook of Special Education" (Florian 2007) and co-editor of "Disability Classification in Education" (Florian, McLaughlin 2008).
Prof. Dr. Judith Hollenweger
Chair of the Department of Research and Development, Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Prof. Judith Hollenweger is internationally known as one of the leading educational researchers on the WHO's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). She participated in the ICF and ICF-CY development and is involved in numerous research activities on this topic.
Department of Education
University of Vienna
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