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 Lets Go Centre are a member of GATE( Global Cooperation on Assistive Health Technology ) During the United Nations General Assembly on Disability and Development (HLMDD) on 23 September 2013, key stakeholders at the side event, Assistive Technology Opens Doors, requested that WHO develop and lead a global initiative to realize several articles of the UnitedRead More
The team gave a workshop at the World Antibullying Forum in Stockholm, Novemeber 3rd 2021. Research by Jenaro, Flores, Vega, Cruz, Pérez and Torres (2018) investigating cyberbullying among adults with intellectual disabilities, found that 15.2% of the participants have been cyberbullied. Zweers-Schrooten, Scholte, and Didden (2017) revealed that students with disabilities and/or autism spectrum disordersRead More
The team attended a session online on Assistive Technology at the Global Science Collaboration Conference at the 75th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA75) on Monday, 28th of September from 11am – 3pm (BST). The importance of AT is highlighted as a hugely transformative and enabling influence for people with disability in education and employment. This session addressed specific issuesRead More