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 first meeting of the DisAbuse project took place today at Fondazione Mondo Digital in Rome using the multimedia materials developed by the Let’s go Skills team at IADT and DCU. 13 young people with special educational needs and 12 teachers, trainers, and psychologists, talked about their bullying experiences today. They were able to learnRead More
The Irish Partners, IADT and DCU in conjunction with Irish Service Users and Support Workers/Instructors/Teachers began the piloting and evaluation of the modules of the DisAbuse Training Project this week. With great interaction, participation and feedback thus far, these sessions will run twice weekly in two cohorts over the next three weeks on the campusesRead More
The Let’sGoSkills team was hosted by the Universidad de Murcia, Spain recently. The work completed to date by the Let’sGoSkills team on the Let’s Stop Bullying was widely praised by partner countries at the third STOP DisAbuse Partner Meeting in Murcia. The Disabuse project is being led by the Anti-Bullying centre at DCU. This centreRead More