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Assistive technologies in Resilient and Inclusive Systems and Enabling Environments

Project description

New assistive technologies framework for disabled assistance

Assistive technologies (AT) are products, services and systems that allow disabled persons to participate in society in line with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Even though an estimated 1 billion people benefit from AT services, only one in 10 can access adequate services. The EU-funded ARISE project will develop and pilot a framework for resilient and comprehensive systems, enabling the disabled to partake in their communities’ activities through AT. The project engages persons with disabilities, as well as academic researchers and policymakers to understand critical components of the policy framework. ARISE will publish the framework in cooperation with the European Disability Forum.

Coordinator

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND MAYNOOTH
Net EU contribution
€ 184 590,72
Address
Co Kildare
W23 Maynooth
Ireland

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Region
Ireland Eastern and Midland Dublin
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00