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The Use and Impact of an Assistance System for Supporting Participation in Employment for Individuals with Cognitive Disabilities

  • Liane Baechler
  • Andreas Baechler
  • Markus Funk
  • Sven Autenrieth
  • Georg Kruell
  • Thomas Hoerz
  • Thomas Heidenreich
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9759)

Abstract

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities implies an increase in participation in employment for individuals with cognitive disabilities. In this process, assistive technology plays an important role. This paper shows results of how a technical assistance system providing cognitive support can promote participation in the field of employment.

Keywords

Assistive technology Participation Cognitive disabilities 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work is part of the project “motionEAP”. It is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, grant no. 01MT12021E.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liane Baechler
    • 1
  • Andreas Baechler
    • 2
  • Markus Funk
    • 3
  • Sven Autenrieth
    • 2
  • Georg Kruell
    • 2
  • Thomas Hoerz
    • 2
  • Thomas Heidenreich
    • 1
  1. 1.Social Work, Health Care and Nursing SciencesUniversity of Applied ScienceEsslingenGermany
  2. 2.Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Applied ScienceEsslingenGermany
  3. 3.Institut for Visualization and Interactive SystemsUniversity of StuttgartStuttgartGermany

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