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Using Technology to Promote Play &Leisure among People with Disabilities

Noa Nitzan - Occupational Therapist, Technology Consulting Center, Beit Issie Shapiro, Israel


An inspiring discussion on the incredible potential of technology to promote and enhance participation in play and leisure for children and adults with disabilities. Panelists share their experience in developing technologies and solutions, and the importance of promoting this field among professionals, families, developers and decision-makers.
Panelists include: Noa Nitzan, OT MA, Director of Technology Center and Issie Senses Department, Beit Issie Shapiro, Israel; Pedro Encarnação Assistant Professor (Affiliate) at Catlica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, co-chair of the COST Action LUDI – Play for Children with Disabilities, Portugal; Haim Kairy, CTO, Arcana Instruments, Israel; Yaron Galitzky, General Manager, Surface Devices and Accessories, Microsoft, USA/Israel; Nadine Farris, International Business Development Director, Inclusive Technology, UK.
The session was part of the Zero Project International Conference, February 2021.




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  • Disabilities:

    All disabilities

  • Topics:

    Inclusive Play & Recreation

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  • Audience:

    General public, Professionals

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