Monthly Archives for June 2023

Communication aids: beyond face to face communication!

Teachers/facilitators Dr May Agius & Sharon Borg Schembri. Affiliation ACTU, Agenzija Sapport. Description/Abstract High tech communication aids, in particular dedicated aids, have evolved to become more and more multifunctional offering the possibility of participation in society which goes beyond face to face expression. Such communication aids can play an important role in enabling users of […]

Towards a European Policy on person-centred digital technologies in integrated care

A session promoted by the AAATE, the SHAPES and SEURO consortiums, in collaboration with AIAS Bologna onlus Increasingly trust is placed in technology to solve European challenges. A major one is the delivery of high-quality care to an ageing population in a sustainable way. Many efforts so far have met resistance among stakeholders or have […]

AI to help people with disabilities on the labour market: opportunities and challenges.

A session promoted by GAATO and OECD The road to work remains fraught with difficulties for people with disabilities and, if left unchecked, AI could further hinder labour market accessibility (e.g. through non-accessible innovations or biased algorithms). However, AI could also remove some of the barriers to employment faced by people with disabilities, notably through AI-powered assistive devices or AI-backed solutions improving the […]