Upcoming webinar to discuss challenges and opportunities around assistive tech for disabled people

Upcoming webinar to discuss challenges and opportunities around assistive tech for disabled people

Leonard Cheshire is hosting a totally free webinar to explore how assistive innovation has supported disabled people throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Entitled Changing perceptions, challenges and opportunities around assistive innovation for individuals with impairments during the pandemic, the webinar will take location on Friday 30 October at 2pm.

During the webinar, they will talk about the methods in which assistive technology supports people with specials needs to upskill and take part in employment. The online session will likewise cover the significance of assisting technological development so development on availability does not slow or roll back.

Furthermore, the nationwide impairment charitys webinar will explore how enhanced technology can enable an ongoing inclusive response to COVID-19 and influence the post-pandemic healing to guarantee the worldwide build back better agenda is completely inclusive.

Leonard Cheshires director of assistive technology Steve Tyler will be sitting down for a fireside chat with Charlotte Vuyiswa McClain-Nhlapo, senior impairment consultant at the World Bank Group.

To sign up for the totally free webinar, click here

To assist keep care house residents engaged and linked throughout the COVID-19 lockdown duration, a brand-new Clevertouch interactive display unit and some VR headsets have permitted residents at the Leonard Cheshire Hill House care home in Sandbach, Cheshire, to take in the sights of Arley Halls spectacular gardens and huge premises.