When we study Asia and teach about it, are we paying enough attention to people with
disabilities? Are we including their views and experiences in our research and teaching about
Asia? Does our pedagogy reflect an understanding of the needs of our students with
During the 2022 ASIANetwork conference, we will have Dr. Helen McCabe (Daemen College) as
one of our keynote speakers. The title of her presentation will be “Cross-Cultural Collaboration
in Education for Children with Autism: Experiences and Lessons Over the Years,” and it will be
held at 8:00 pm on Friday, April 8.
The ASIANetwork Board of Directors would like to know if the topic of disability in Asian Studies
is something our members would be interested in exploring further after the annual
We would welcome and appreciate your input on this matter.