Therap Asia successfully conducted their first National Conference in Bangladesh on April 20, 2017 at the RAOWA Convention Hall. With the motto of ‘Improve Quality of Service for Persons with Disabilities Using Digital Documentation’, the conference was attended by several disability organizations across the country, who have been working to better serve disabled individuals with the help of the online documentation software, Therap.
Maj. Gen. (Retd.) M. Shamim Chowdhury, Head of HR and Vital Assets of Therap (BD) Ltd., inaugurated the conference and expressed his gratitude to the attendees for their enormous dedication towards persons with disabilities (PWD). Richard Robbins, CEO of Therap Services, shared his vision for Asia and ensured continuous support for all qualified disability organizations across South-East Asian region.
On this occasion, Jeff Case, Director of Business Development of Therap along with Maureen Noonan, Director of Global Customer Support, Therap exchanged their views on this industry and how Therap can really enhance the quality of services for the disability organizations here in Bangladesh.
Later on, Mr. Jowaherul Islam Mamun, General Secretary of SWID Bangladesh and President of Asian Federation on Intellectual Disabilities (AFID) and Dr. Shamim Ferdous, Executive Director of Bangladesh Protibondhi Foundation spoke on the overall scenario of the disability community in Bangladesh and how they are planning to utilize Therap to provide top notch support for the individuals receiving services from their respective organizations.
Being the national leader in the disability field in USA since 2003, experts and professionals working with Persons with Disabilities shared their knowledge and experience of more than 25 years during the conference. Originally starting career as support staff, Therap personnel Calvin Christensen and Ebony Johnson attended the conference and interacted with the users from Bangladesh to discuss some issues faced in the US for the last 15 years and also, how Therap helped them to overcome those issues. More than 200 people joined the Therap Conference, comprising of teachers, parents and senior management from organizations.
Therap is committed to make an impact on the lives of Persons with Disabilities (PWD) by working with disability organizations throughout the world and by providing them necessary tools such as Therap software, so that they can easily improve their quality of services with better documentation. Therap Asia looks forward to having more conferences/workshops in Bangladesh.
To know more about our work in Asia, feel free to visit our website www.therapasia.net.