Our Vision

Idea

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.

 

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Inclusion

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.

 

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Innovation

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.

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Apps in Development

Partners

Recent News

Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities: Employment

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 issues

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CHAT initiatives

Let’s Go Skills joined another great CHAT online meeting this morning. We learned that Age Action had a joint project with the Red Cross to fund technology for older people, but unfortunately it closed last week as demand outstripped funding but might be worthwhile keeping an eye on it to see if it reopens https://www.ageaction.ie/how-we-can-help/age-action-and-irish-red-cross-covid-19-hardship-fund

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Chat online Initiative

CHAT had a great online meeting this morning.  CHAT aims to facilitate and create opportunities amongst people to learn from each other in an atmosphere that supports equality, collective and individual sharing. This makes the most of people’s expertise to identify better challenges, gaps and to consider solutions regarding AT. Chat has a national membership

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