The aim at Let’s Go Skills is to encourage people with cognitive impairments ,learning difficulties and special educational needs (SEN) to fully engage with all types of modern devices and applications to train them for the workplace. We design for inclusivity with exposure to as many different types of applications that are co-designed.
Collaborative solutions will reduce inequality for this user group. There are several million EU adults citizens with a special educational need/disability. In Ireland alone, we have 14,786 students in inclusive education schools with SEN.
The aim to make learning valuable skills easier to promote independence and to promote employability skills.
This innovation aims to find out if individuals with cognitive impairments can benefit from these new tools to help make learning more engaging and to encourage independence. It is envisaged that some of the proposed project findings could be applied to areas like dementia and other neuro-developmental disorders.Read More
The Applied Psychology programme was visionary when started in IADT over 20 years ago, particularly with its emphasis on human centered design. This visionary thinking has led to the foundation of the Lets Go Skills center at Iadt to lead in tackling issues of digital accessibility and inclusion.Read More
What a wonderful group of people tackling bullying and cyberbullying in Rome as part of our IADT erasmus + project called Stop Disabuse, which runs in Ireland, Italy, Spain and Portugal .Hearing stories of how the materials we developed at IADT with the Antibullying Centre in DCU helped these young people in their lives movedRead More
Marian McDonnell from Lets go Skills and Lian McGuire (ABC, DCU) continue to represent DisAbuse at the World Anti-Bullying Forum in Dublin, Ireland, including speaking with the new , Anna Maria Corazza Bildt . Anna Maria is the European Parliament Coordinator for children’s rights. She is the spokesperson for the entire European Parliament, ensuring theRead More