Active participation in daily life, today, needs a comprehensive understanding of digital tools that we use to make our lives easier. As a society that has largely transitioned to a digital space, it is important to take into account the needs and requirements of people with disabilities to ensure they are not excluded.
Context and Background
Contributing to bridging the digital divide by creating accessible digital tools for people with intellectual disabilities, the Erasmus+ funded project, Right To Connect Now (RTCN) was launched.
Project partners of met on 16th-17th May, in their first transnational project meeting online to kick off the project. This co-designed e-learning project focuses on the inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities via development of their digital skills. Urging them to be more active in their participation in society.
In continuation of the ENTELIS and ENTELIS+ projects, RTCN, led by EASPD, will aim to achieve:
The 24-month long project has 10 partners spanning across Europe that all bring to the table various expertise to achieve the goals of this project. RTCN will soon have its own website which help you to stay informed on the developments of the project.