The purpose of the Technology Spotlight is to:
Share compelling narratives showcasing the role of technology in the lives of individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD).
Conduct comprehensive explorations into the various applications of technology in their daily routines.
Disseminate pertinent research findings related to technology advancements.
Offer valuable insights for effectively supporting the intersection of technology and individuals with IDD.
Tech Spotlights Illuminate the power of technology to bridge the gap between Research and Practice, and empower policymakers. In our inaugural edition, we delve into the myriad ways in which technology access and utilization can profoundly influence the lives of individuals with IDD.
Tech Spotlight are issued semi-annually (the goal is 3 per year)
Issue 2 - Design or accessibility issues with mainstream technology
Issue 3 - Effective ways of engaging individuals with IDD in virtual spaces
Issue 4 - Need of technology for people with IDD (what are the key needs that are unmet; why aren’t people with IDD using mainstream technology)