Awareness Conclave on Assistive Technologies

In association with Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled, the Centre for Accessibility in the Global South (CAGS) at IIIT Bangalore organized a one-day Awareness Conclave on Assistive Technologies (AT) on 23rd February 2023. The Conclave saw a large participation from persons with disabilities, care givers, special schools, DPOs and disability NGOs along with technology start-ups, social/impact investors, corporates, government and the academia. The Conclave sessions focused on developing better insights into the contextual realities of persons with disabilities, from an Indian/Global South perspective, as well as their specific needs with respect to appropriate AT designs and delivery mechanisms.