Beit Issie Shapiro: Using technology to promote play and leisure among persons with disabilities

  • Duration 52 Min.
  • Video Language en


In this session, Beit Issie Shapiro - the innovation-oriented NGO from Israel - will discuss how technology can promote participation in play and leisure for children and adults with disabilities. The session will show examples of available products, software, and apps and how they can be used in various ways and in a range of environments.

Speaker:
Noa Nitzan, Technology Center and Issie Senses Department (Director), Beit Issie Shapiro, Israel
Pedro Encarnação, Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics (Assistant Professor (Affiliate)), COST Action LUDI – Play for Children with Disabilities (co-chair), Portugal
Haim Kairy, Arcana Instruments (CTO), Israel
Yaron Galitzky, Microsoft(General Manager Surface Devices and Accessories), United States of America
Nadine Farris, Inclusive Technology (International Business Development Director), United Kingdom

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The Zero Project finds and shares models that improve the daily lives and legal rights of all persons with disabilities, worldwide.


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