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Inclusive Teaching for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Date : 13th November 2015
Venue : Thon Hotel, Avenue du Boulevard 17, 1210 Brussels
Fee : Free of charge
Videos of the conference :

Registration : Please register below

In this conference, speakers from across Europe will the importance and impact of inclusive teaching methods to engage learners and promote their skills, even though they have learning difficulties.
The ALDO online observatory, designed to help teachers, trainers and staff to develop innovative practices in their classroom will be launched and explained.

If you are interested in the topic, but are unable to come to Brussels, you can still join us! The conference will be livestreamed and accessible wherever you are!

Project Fair : a project fair will take place during the lunch time, where everyone is welcome to present their projects linked to inclusive education. To participate, contact Tim Ghilain at and bring material to present your project!

Booklet of best practices : Conference participants will receive a booklet including presentations of best practices on inclusive education as well as academic publications on the topic. 
If you would like to include a best practice or a publication, contact Tim Ghilain at


You can access the presentation by clicking on the title

09.00 : Registration

09.30 : David O'Connor, Welcome and presentation of the online observatory

10.00 : Manuela Mihaela Ciucurel, “Social integration of persons with learning disabilities through education and training”


11.00 : Coffee break

11.30 : Vivienne Branigan, “Need to engage learners to prevent early school leaving”


12.30 : Project Fair Lunch

Projects on inclusive learning are presented and discussed. Practical information on hardware/software in assistive technology

14.00 : Thomas Deharde, Workshop on “Language Learning for Visually Impaired People”

14.40 : Marleen Clissen, Workshop on “Universal Design for Learning”


15.20 : Golfo Kateva, Workshop on “Educational opportunities of migrants”


16.00 : Elena Diaz, Workshop “Integration in labour market of people with learning disabilities”

16.40 : David O'Connor, Conclusion of the conference


Online Observatory


Join our conference online! 
The conference was streamed live. You can find the recording of the conference here :