CHAT #AT4Lockdown

composit screenshot of zoom meeting. thumbnail shots of people at their webcams. Text in centre says: @freedomtech_irl #AT4Lockdown How can Accessible Technology Support people during the Covid-19 crisis

FreedomTech hosted an online CHAT Gathering on April 7th 2020, titled Covid 19: Challenges and Opportunities The meeting was hosted by Sarah Gavra Boland and facilitated by Joan O’Donnell from FreedomTech We were joined by Professor Mac MacLachlan who outlined the importance of access to technology and assistive technology at this time and outlined some […]

Day Service Provision #AT4Lockdown

Facilitator: Deirdre Madden, Disability Support Service, UCC There were a plethora of very practical initiatives outlined in this group, as service providers have been fast to respond to the need to support service users in their homes. Issues Raised Many staff and service users are unfamiliar with IT, so engaging with and understanding the potential […]