provide access to resources to enable users, caregivers and practitioners in making informed choices leading to appropriate uptake of AT;
provide an open space for communication and ideas exchange among the proposers/partners within the network and beyond to encourage transfer and exploitation of new insights;
promote a range of AT applications (including, but limited to, computer AT, virtual reality technologies, wearable technologies, artificial intelligence, robotics and apps) with a particular focus on users and those who interact with them (e.g., caregivers, service providers).
Tasks & Deliverables
Build an open-access resource platform which contains information on best and emerging practices in relation to AT applications in education and employment among the ASD and ID communities. [D4.1 Web-based resource platform]
Create an online open space on the resource platform to allow knowledge and ideas exchange among stakeholders and empower users to provide feedback on the use of AT to enhance social inclusion. [D4.2 Discussion forum]
Offer a mechanism to allow researchers to provide updates regarding best practices of AT as well as design and development of new AT products. [D4.3 List of newly developed AT products]
COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is a funding agency for research and innovation networks. Our Actions help connect research initiatives across Europe and enable scientists to grow their ideas by sharing them with their peers. This boosts their research, career and innovation