Mada Raises Awareness of Impact of Technology on Persons with Disabilities

Qatar Assistive Technology Center – Mada, affiliated to the Ministry of Transport and Communications – has launched an awareness campaign that will continue until the end of this December in order to promote awareness of the importance of technology and digital access as well as their positive impact on the lives of persons with disabilities and the elderly, while introducing the services provided by Mada in assistive technology and digital access in several fields on top of which are education, employment and community.

The campaign includes posting various awareness messages and videos aimed at clarifying the positive impact of assistive technology and ICT, and it reflects the accomplishments made by Mada in the educational sector by empowering 3,000 students with disabilities to access quality education through technology and capability building for teachers and specialists.

The campaign highlights the importance of digital access in empowering and promoting a better lifestyle for everyone across different aspects, which contributes to realizing the human development pillar of Qatar National Vision 2030.

Source: Government of Qatar