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The role of smart cities in supporting independent living: A Mada’s Guide for Best Practices

Research article Open access | Available online on September 8th, 2019 | Last update: September 8th, 2019

September 8th, 2019

Mada Center believes that smart technology plays a significant role in improving the lives of people with disabilities, and this has been reflected in Mada’s strategic objectives. Mada conducted a specified best practice report on supporting independent living for...

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Accessible Information for people with disabilities and the elderly

Research article Open access | Available online on September 8th, 2019 | Last update: September 8th, 2019

September 8th, 2019

Access to information is a vital part of daily life in today’s world. With the advent of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has revolutionized the various mediums of information distribution. These visually rich multimedia based mediums enable to engage...

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Grid 3: Empowering PWDs to communicate

Research article Open access | Available online on September 8th, 2019 | Last update: September 8th, 2019

September 8th, 2019

What is Grid 3? Grid 3 is a comprehensive communication solution that enables people with disabilities to communicate, learn, use different applications on their computers that are made accessible, and control their environment. It supports many forms of alternative...

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Glassouse: An innovative way to control your computer

Research article Open access | Available online on September 8th, 2019 | Last update: September 8th, 2019

September 8th, 2019

GlassOuse is a wearable Bluetooth mouse that sits on your face like glasses. It has a built-in motion sensor that tracks your head movements and mouse clicks are activated by bite/click switch in the mouth. This allows for completely hands-free mouse access to the...

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Mada e-Accessibility Standards

Research article Open access | Available online on September 8th, 2019 | Last update: January 21st, 2020

September 8th, 2019

Mada Center has worked to localize international digital e-Accessibility standards and make them available for all institutions and organizations in Qatar to be used as a guide to applying these standards on various digital platforms. Persons with disabilities are an...

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Clicker 7 Arabic: Assistive Technology for Literacy Development

Research article Open access | Available online on September 8th, 2019 | Last update: September 8th, 2019

September 8th, 2019

Mada Assistive Technology Center seeks to support 80% of students with disabilities in Qatar in accessing quality mainstream education by the end of 2018 by providing the latest innovations through the Mada Innovation Program. The program aims to encourage innovators...

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Mada AT Portal

Research article Open access | Available online on September 8th, 2019 | Last update: November 10th, 2019

September 8th, 2019

Mada Assistive Technology Center aims at integrating persons with disabilities into society by enabling them to access ICTs using Assistive Technology (AT) and Accessibility services. AT plays a major role in improving the lives of persons with disabilities and supporting...

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iOS 12: Enhanced Accessibility Features: Reviewed by Mada

Research article Open access | Available online on September 8th, 2019 | Last update: September 8th, 2019

September 8th, 2019

Mada reviews the latest version of the apple operating the system launched the latest version of the apple operating system was launched in September 2018. This version introduced new features that improve accessibility for people with functional limitations. New...

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Mada trains the elderly on video games to enhance brain and memory performance

Research article Open access | Available online on September 8th, 2019 | Last update: January 21st, 2020

September 8th, 2019

Mada Assistive Technology Center is keen to provide international best practices to support older persons through training initiatives and programs, guidelines and partnerships. The Center consulted with international experts and specialists of the Department of Geriatrics...

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