a-STEP advancing Social Inclusion through Technology and Empowerment

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a-STEP (advancing Social Inclusion through Technology and Empowerment) is an interdisciplinary, intersectoral pan-European and beyond, network which will enhance social inclusion and empowerment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and/or Intellectual Disability (ID). Our efforts include: - Fostering collaboration between research and industry to create an interdisciplinary and translational approach for the achievement of improved outcomes in education and employment; - funding for young researchers' collaboration and networking; - maintaining an open-access resource platform for best and emerging practice, discussion, collaboration and to collect resources that may help developers and researchers; - help involve users in research and innovation.
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This is available today, including funding for networking!
Dr. Cecilia Sik-Lanyi Lisa Seeman-Horvitz