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Do not let anyone define our possibilities | Manit Saba Intharapim | TEDxCharoenkrung, TEDx

Accessibility is a basis of everyone’s life. Although society becomes more diverse and comprises of different groups of people, everyone should have the equal right to access basic facilities (i.e. transportation) to have the opportunity to develop oneself and grow up happily. Saba, a founder of Accessibility Is Freedom, the right and equality activist who believes that we all create our own destiny. Keep fighting and Keep doing will bring us to our dreams.

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‘Power of new generation will cause sustainable change to our country’ | Special lecture: Universal Design for the 3rd year students from faculty of architecture, Thammasat university, Rangsit campus.

In a past few years, we have got contact from Thammasat university, also students who contacted me by them self and professors who asking us to give some special lectures, this year Prof. Han-sa who teaches in ‘UD352-Mega City in the Global South’ also have us a called. “I’m appreciated that professor giving us the opportunity to pass-on our knowledge to the students which is very worth it”, I said that I first met the her.

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Accessibility & Social Responsibility in Bangkok City 2019 – DBTM’s Inclusive Design at Faculty of Architecture

We took the students from the Faculty of Architecture, Thammasat University to survey on the city accessibility, traffic system, and public transportations and also I wanted our younger  to look over was social responsibility. For 9 hours, They were very nice and patient. I could feel that they have learned, seen, and experienced an actual ‘disabled life’ in Thai society. From experiencing a real tough life of handicapped persons, some of them cried, some of them had hand injury and some almost fainted from the exhaustment. All lessons they had learned that day would be useful for all architecture designs …

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“Welfare and Accessibility” lecture @ International College, Faculty of Social Administration, Tham-ma-sat University, Tha-pra-chan Campus.

We were invited to educate the students about welfare and accessibility. Before this lecture, I have not had much information about the welfare system. Therefore, I’d worked on it to find the information about the subject and I found out a lot of interesting insights from all networks both globally and domestically.

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Welcome to Thailand! ‘The Knowledge Co-Creation Program (Group And Region Focus) In Independent Living And Mainstreaming For Persons With Disabilities In Africa 2019’

The 15 years of program was fund by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and held by the Disabled Peoples’ International (DPI). Every year there would from participants from many friends around the world. The training course began from Japan and then Bangkok. Thailand, this year is the third year that we join the program, welcoming guests. Today we brought our new friends to have a tour around Bangkok. We travelled to the old and new public transport systems to give them a glimpse of how the system in Bangkok look like.

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We’re a representative of T4A providing Thailand’s Accessibility Update in the regional dialogue held by the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)

On behalf of T4A (Transportation for All), we were invited to join a regional dialogue held by the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR). The topic this year was “2018 AICHR Regional Dialogue on the Mainstreaming of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the ASEAN Community” / Accessibility through Universal Design) AICHR is an intergovernmental commission whose goal shares the same with us: human rights. Some of our leading activists and networks were presented in the event including Mr. Monthian Buntan. The topic was mainly about Universal Design. Once my turn has come, I began with… “We have …

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“The best solution is the education and true understanding” : A special lecture on ‘Inclusive Design’ for DBTM Thammasat University

“My dream city is a fully inhabitable city that works for every citizen who can happily live with equality”, said one of many phases I told a group of 102 sophomores from the Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University. I was given a wonderful opportunity to attend as a guest speaker here for the second consecutive year. Before the day, I arranged a meeting with Teacher Ben to discuss on how the contents should be structured as well as the main goal of the lecture. We intended to raise awareness, make critical understanding, and build deep inspiration toward the …

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Provision of Information together with Thun regarding PWDs accessibility and opportunities in Thailand

Thun, a truly optimistic young girl, called me for an invitation to share some information to a group of activist from Korea. I hold one strong attitude. Building new connection is always one of my focal emphasis to raise broaden awareness. Even though I have a very tiny of time, I always genuinely prepared and brought loads of useful information and insights to share with them on the day. It’s such a wonderful day and great to get to know new fabulous people. Hopefully my provision of resources could be applied further. Thanks to Thun and her lovely father, Korea …

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