By Athena Katsouli, Research Associate, European University Cyprus During last year European Union (EU) actions related to COVID-19 pandemic are on the highest position on the priority list of EU. People with disabilities in all countries came across with the hardest face of COVID-19 in all the aspects of their… Continue Reading The right to accessible information: is COVID-19 pandemic an opportunity to alert authorities?
Author: Sabine Lobnig, AAATE – Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe Digital skills are crucial to fully participate in today’s life – that was already true before the global pandemic hit and is even more true going forward. While at least in developing countries the accessibility and… Continue Reading ENTELIS+ and the #RightToConnectNow Campaign
Author: Bárbara Martín Muñoz, European Blind Union It seems yesterday to me when I was at school. Back then, books had only one format (paper), there were no computers, and even less the internet! I can assure you, without any doubt, that life has changed for good in general but… Continue Reading ENTELIS+ Training Methodology
Author: Carlos Muncharaz, Accessibility Specialist at Springer Nature, European Disability Forum ICT Expert Group member The European Union is heading towards a more sustainable, efficient, digital future. The targets of Europe’s Digital Decade for 2030 include empowering digital citizenship, digital business transformation, and 100% online public services. We… Continue Reading ENTELIS+ contributes to provide a much-needed training on accessibility
Author: Niamh McClelland For our latest blog, Anne Molloy, Inclusion and Diversity Advisor with Léargas, spoke with Sarah Boland. Sarah is Assistive Technology Facilitator at Saint John of God Community Services, which provides mental health and intellectual disability support services in Ireland. Through her work with SJOG, Sarah has been involved in… Continue Reading Empowered by Erasmus+: Living through Lockdown via European Collaboration
Author: Giulia Bergamasco, European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) Digitalisation has changed many aspects of our daily routines. Thanks to digital innovation, we are now accustomed to relying on digital tools and services for core daily activities and tasks. Moreover, the Covid-19 social distancing requirements have… Continue Reading Digital accessibility: what it is and how to achieve it?
Author: Giulia Bergamasco, European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) Digitalisation influences all areas of our society, including our everyday life. Have you ever found yourself thinking, “Wow, I love living in the 21st century” – maybe whilst you were comfortably sitting on your sofa doing your grocery shopping… Continue Reading Digitalisation and Digital participation