EASPD is organising the webinar “Telecare: Accessible online care services for all”, which will take place on Wednesday 25 May from 10:00 to 11:30h CEST through Zoom.
In the event, which is part of the ACCESSIBILITECH project, European-level experts on person centered technology and representatives from the social sector will discuss accessibility barriers and solutions for persons with disabilities (including older adults) when using online care services and the influence of e outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The webinar will include the participation of Evert-Jan Hoogerwerf, Head of Sector Assistive Technology at AIAS Bologna; Steve Barnard, Independent Consultant Specialised in Personalised Technology and Emmanuel Fragnière from HRF (Fondation pour la Recherche en faveur des personnes Handicapées – Foundation for Research for People with Disabilities Foundation for Research for People with Disabilities)
Also participating will be experts from the social sector such as TECSOS Social Technologies Foundation (a non-profit entity created by Spanish Red Cross and Spanish Vodafone Foundation) and Ilunion Accesibilidad who will talk about technological solutions to the barriers faced by persons with disabilities.
The webinar, which is free of charge, will be conducted in English and will include international sign language interpretation and English subtitling.
Registration is required to attend and we invite you do do so here
ACCESSIBLITECH is a European project, led by Fundación ONCE, which is developing a map of accessible and inclusive technological solutions, at European level, and a methodology to evaluate technologies that have the potential to improve the quality of life and experience of people with disabilities in the areas of teleworking, eLearning and telecare.
It is being developed with the participation, as partners, of Inserta Innovacion, DIGITALEUROPE and EASPD (European Association of Service Providers for People with Disabilities), in collaboration with EDF (European Disability Forum), SEE (Social Economy Europe) and Philea (European Philanthropy Association).
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The ACCESSIBILITECH project has received funding from the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship programme (2014-2020).