APCD speaker presented Disability Inclusive Business (DIB) at a workshop on skill development for teachers of students with disabilities, organized by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities on 1 November 2020

DIB Workshop

Representatives of teachers of students with disabilities attended the workshop.

 

DIB Workshop

Disabilities Inclusive Business (DIB) Manager for 60+ Plus Project Series, Mr. Sunthorn Nowarat, was invited to be a resource person.

 

DIB Workshop

Discussion of a case study of how chocolate brand is produced by persons with disabilities at 60+ Plus Project Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), requested by UNESCAP.

 

DIB Workshop

Group photo of more than 50 people including participants, speakers, and organizers

 

DIB Workshop

Group photo session of Mr. Sunthorn (middle) and teachers of students with disabilities during the closing program.

 

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APCD presented at "Ruk Muang Thai” (Love Thailand TV Show) at TNN Channel office on 27 October 2020, Bangkok, Thailand

Love Thailand TV Show

Mr. Piroon Laismit was at broadcasting station, Tipco Tower building.

 

Love Thailand TV  Show

The program was facilitated by Mr. Phanumart Sukumporn (wheelchair user).

 

Love Thailand TV  Show

60+ Plus products were presented to Mr. Phanumart (middle) by Mr. Piroon (right) and Ms. Nongnuch Maytarjittipun, Executive Secretary to the Executive Director (left)

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APCD delivered (CBID) lessons for students from Srinakharinwirot University (SWU) on 27 October 2020 via online platform

CBID

Mr. Somchai Rungsilp, Manager of Community Development Department, explained a strategy of Community-based Rehabilitation (CBR) to reach CBID as a goal.

 

CBID

Mr. Somchai showed a series of CBR guideline booklets by WHO to the students.

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APCD Projects were recorded by YouTube Channel "Burin Journey" @ 60+ Bakery & Cafe, Rajvithi branch on 26 October 2020, Bangkok, Thailand

Burin Journey

Mr. Burin Hemthat, a YouTuber as moderator interviewed Mr. Piroon Laismit about outcomes and impacts of APCD 60+ Plus Bakery & Café Project in the field of Disability-Inclusive Business (DIB).

 

Burin Journey

Mr. Piroon Laismit, Executive Director of APCD, was doing screen test on recording by the YouTube Channel.

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Meeting with AAN Executive Board Members for preparatory implementation of 5th AAN Congress, organized by National Autism Society of Malaysia (NASOM), ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) member in Malaysia on 26 October 2020

AAN online meeting

Group photo of AAN Executive Board members, AAN Secretariat in Indonesia, and AAN Secretariat in Bangkok at the meeting.

 

AAN Meeting

Mr. Cason Ong Tzse Chun, NASOM board member, presented the outline of the congress schedule.

 

AAN Meeting

Mr. Somchai Rungsilp, Community Development Manager, provided inputs to the draft program.

APCD as a panelist in Online Forum: "From Words to Action: What More Should Be Done to Ensure Resilience for All in Asia and the Pacific", organized by Stockholm Environment Institute Asia on 22 October 2020

From Words to Action

More than 100 participants from Asia-Pacific participated in the forum.

 

From words to Action

Welcome remarks by Mr. Niall O'Connor, Centre Director, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) Asia.

 

From words to Action

CDD team attended the forum and Mr. Somchai Rungsilp, Community Development Manager, as a panelist, gave a presentation on Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction (DIDRR)

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APCD attended the meeting on "Network of Experts on Inclusive Entrepreneurship of ASEAN", organized by the Government of Vietnam on 22 October 2020 at the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP) Office, Bangkok, Thailand

Network of Experts on Inclusive Entrepreneurship of ASEAN

The Thai Network participated in the program overview session for Virtual Meeting with ASEAN Colleagues.

 

Network of Expert

Dr. Sita Sumrit, Assistant Director (ADR) & Head of Poverty Eradication and Gender Division (PEGD), ASEAN Human Development Directorate, The ASEAN Secretariat shared draft recommendation.

 

Network of Expert

Opening remarks by SOMSWD of Vietnam, Mr. Nguyen Van Hoi, Director of Department of Social Protection, Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

 

Network of Expert

Group photo of participants from ASEAN including a representative from UNESCAP.

 

Network of Expert

Group photo of Thai Network. APCD - one of Thai network committee members - provided inputs at preparatory implementation and participated in the meeting with ASEAN colleagues.

 

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A representative from APCD as panelists at Thailand Smart City Week 2020, 21 October 2020 at Digital Economic Promotion Agency, Bangkok, Thailand

Smart City Week

Session orientation for panelists and moderator before showtime.

 

Smart City week

High-Quality Studio Light and Sound system set up for broadcasting on Event Website and Facebook Live

 

Smart City week

Tokens of appreciation were presented to the panelists by Dr. Passakon Prathombutr, Senior Executive Vice President, Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA).

 

Smart City week

Ms. Siriporn Praserdchat, APCD Logistics Officer presented smart people in smart city in her perspective. Photo credit @DEPA

 

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APCD 60+Plus Project, Government House recorded a TV Show on Friendly Design on 19 October 2020, Bangkok, Thailand

TV Show on Friendly Design

Dr. Tej Bunnag, APCD Chairperson (middle) and Mr. Piroon Laismit, APCD Executive Director (Left) shared the impact of Project in Thai society with Mr. Krisana Lalai, wheelchair user, as show Host.

 

TV Show on Friendly Design

Accessibility check according to 4 principals including Reachable, Able to Enter, Circulate and Useable inside the Café.

 

TV Show on Friendly Design

Dr. Tej Bunnag and Ms. Kulvadee Siribhadra, Director, Office of Foundation Board, Bangkok Pattana Foundation congratulated all APCD management teams and their staff for this successful project.

 

TV Show on Friendly Design

Mr. Piroon Laismit explained a friendly desk inside the Café.

 

TV Show on Friendly Design

Group photo of host and guests in front of the Café.

 

 

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