Tuesday July 28, 2020

Opportunities for digital assistive technology innovations in Africa and Asia

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Digital assistive technologies (ATs), particularly mobile-based ATs, have the potential to be a valuable and cost-effective tool for persons with disabilities. To realise this opportunity there is a need for locally relevant digital ATs that meet the range of needs of persons with disabilities.

This report looks at the current state of innovation in digital ATs in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and the experiences from innovators from Africa and Asia working in this space.

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