Category : Assistive Technologies

07 Feb

WASLA – It’s Connected!

by Mark Jenkins

It’s common knowledge in today’s world that our teenage kids are more tech-savvy than most of us older parents, especially when it comes to using social media or the latest apps. My children exchange looks of resigned despair when their ancient dad says he doesn’t ‘get’ Snap-chat, or struggles to update his profile on more […]

29 Sep

Affordable “Back to School” ICT Solutions for Marginalized Students

by منى يونس

This month’s Tech Top 10 explores how technology can help with going “Back to School” – wherever you live and whatever age you are. One area where technology has demonstrated a recent impact is supporting people at time of disruption. In particular, education in refugee camps and following emergencies (like earthquakes or other natural disasters) […]

27 May

Creating “better connections” for low skilled workers

by Anirudh Sharma

In the end it is all about creating better connections. Be it at home, school or at work. And what helps us make those connections better or enhance better connections? Technology. The huge growth in the ICT sector in Qatar and the heavy investment in technology and infrastructure is indeed bearing fruit and making a […]

01 Dec

Richard Adler: Broadband Blueprint Leads To Rapid Change

by William Nestor

The astonishing pace of development of modern information and communications technologies is profoundly changing all sectors of society and the way in which we live our daily lives. Individuals and organizations alike are relying on modern infrastructure and services to an extent that was hard to even imagine just a few years ago. Evidence that […]

14 Nov

New Assistive Technology Resource At Your Fingertips

by Anirudh Sharma

Assistive technology is increasingly opening the doors of possibilities for people with different types of disabilities be it education, work, or everyday life in society. It is becoming that essential tool which helps individuals to become more independent, confident, productive, and better integrated into their communities. Of course, assistive technology can mean anything from simple, […]