Sarah Gavra Boland

Sarah Gavra Boland

Assistive Technology Facilitator, St John of God Community Services

Sarah is an Assistive Technology (AT) Facilitator with Saint John of God Community Services since 2013. Her role is to support and enhance independence & learning opportunities for the men and women by building capacity and educating individuals, families and existing staff, on the use of a variety of digital and assistive technologies. She has been working on various local and international projects focusing on the use of mobile technology to bridge the digital divide. Her area of interests includes co-designing, developing, sourcing and testing apps through a ‘Design Thinking’ approach.

Session 2 – Breakout Sessions: Exploring key issues

Innovations in Independent Living: How to Scale Up User Centred Design: How and Who Ethics: How to Steer Innovation