OBJECTIVES

DISES Objectives:

  • Improve understanding of the conditions facing individuals with exceptional education needs and the professionals, parents, and others who provide education and services for them throughout the world;
  • Serve as a catalyst for the international exchange of information on practice, research, technology, and issues related to education and services for individuals with exceptional education needs;
  • Promote international research and cross- cultural studies that advance education and
  • services for individuals with exceptional education needs;
  • Sponsor forums for professional development and discussion among those who are involved in providing education and services for individuals with exceptional education needs;
  • Engage in international projects and partnerships that join people from various societies and cultures in working toward common goals;
  • Establish networks that foster collegiality and international association, recognize achievement and leadership, and foster broad understandings of the international experience in education and services for individuals with exceptional needs;
  • Disseminate information in support of the Division’s purposes