133 Technology- Changing The Future Series – Harnessing technology to raise expectations for independent living with Siobhan Long from Enable Ireland

The Expanding Worlds Podcast

30-08-2023 • 22 mins

Using technology to support independent living seems an obvious choice. However, it isn’t as this week’s guest Siobhan Long from Enable Ireland explains. What we consider mainstream technology can also be assistive technology, and with this become more accessible and more affordable. Siobhan also discusses the importance of knowledge, not just how to use technology but what’s available to enable people to live independently. She also discusses why progress has been slow when it comes to funding of these technologies and why an Assistive Technology Passport could help with this.

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