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on 21 Sep 2019 11:28 PM
  • Dissemination
The DOCTRID Research Institute is an international multi-sectoral network conferences are a forum for tackling the challenges faced by people with Intellectual Disabilities and autism.The first DOCTRID Conference took place in 2010 in Carton House, Co Kildare, Ireland where a unique collaboration between researchers, disability service providers and industry was firmly established and has grown in size and impact since then. The DOCTRID conferences act as a platform to highlight the ongoing research in behavioural, social and technological sciences in ID and ASD as well as the current issues facing service providers and carers. By bringing everyone together, this will stimulate discussions on how AT can tackle the challenges faced by people with ID and ASD and those around them-carers, families and educators.

The NUIG conference Sept 19th and 20th , 2019 had the theme of Transitions across the Lifespan for People Living with Autism and/or Intellectual Disability involved discussing very interesting and pertinent topics led by a renowned group of moderators. There was particular emphasis on the role assistive technology instructional application can play to improve quality of life. The design of the online multimedia application Let's Stop Bullying by Marian McDonnell, Irene Connolly and developed by Mohammed Cherbatji and Ryan Dowler at the Institute for Art , Design and Technology, Dun Laoghaire ,Ireland during the DisAbuse project was presented to the audience of 120 attendees. Feedback was hugely positive.
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